|Description||Mexican silver dollar. "*8R.G. 1860 P. F. 10Ds 20 Gs" on the obverse. An eagle and "REPUBLICA MEXICANA" are on the reverse. Engraved on eagle's chest is "C.S.A. / 1865"|
|Owned||Joseph E. Johnston|
|Event||Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865|
|Provenance||This Mexican silver dollar is thought to be from the $39,000 war chest of General Joseph E. Johnston, distributed by Colonel J. N. Hendren in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each man received approximately $1.25.|
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Hendren, J. N.
Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Confederate States Treasury