|Description||This is a small chunk of stone. The history of the object is chiseled into and reddened on the face of white marble.|
|Dimensions||H-1.5 W-0.75 L-1 inches|
|Event||inauguration of Jefferson Davis, Montgomery, Alabama, 1861|
According to museum records, "Marble fragment broken from the floor on which Jefferson Davis stood when he took the oath as Provisional President of the Confederate States of America."
This is a piece of the floor on which Jefferson Davis stood while taking the oath of office as the President of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama.