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Object Name HANDKERCHIEF
Catalog Number 0985.04.00114
Date 1863
Description Handkerchief of white cotton with "J. M. Caldwell" in ink in one corner. Embroidered in the lower right corner are two crossed flags, an Army of Tennesee (AOT) pattern and a First National pattern, below which are embroidered "J.M.C. / C.S.A."
Dimensions W-18.5 L-20.5 inches
Owned James Marshall Caldwell
Made unidentified woman (embroidery)
Provenance Handkerchief owned by James Marshall Caldwell. It was embroidered and presented to him "by one of Virginia's fair daughters in 1863, while I was on duty in the Medical Depts. Of the 1st Div. of the General Hospitals at Charlottesville, Virginia."
People Caldwell, James Marshall
unidentified woman of Charlottesville, Virginia
Subjects civilians
gifts
hospitals
Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel
women