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Object Name FLAGSTAFF
Catalog Number 0985.10.00311a
Date 1861
Description Wooden flagstaff. With gold-painted wooden spear finial.
Dimensions H-17 W-20 inches
Event reinterment of Jefferson Davis, 1893
Provenance Miniature South Carolina flag. Made in South Carolina and used as a secession banner, 1861. Placed on the bier of President Jefferson Davis at the reinterment of his remains, Richmond, Virginia, May 1893. Sent by the Ladies Association of Charleston to the unveiling of the Soldiers and Sailors monument in Richmond, Virginia, 1894.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Monument unveiling - Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, Libby Hill Park, Richmond, VA, 1894
Reinterment of Jefferson Davis at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia 1893
Subjects burials