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Object Name BADGE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00022
Description White metal, oval-shape badge enraved "MARSHALL HOUSE / AGENT."; pin and hook attachment on reverse; paper label on reverse "J.S. Beck / Fl[ ]ce, S.C. / 1896"
Dimensions W-2 L-1.25 inches
Owned J. S. Beck
Owner Regiment 2nd South Carolina Infantry, Co. D
Event Marshall House Incident
Provenance J. S. Beck found the silver badge near the Marshall House, a hotel in Alexandria, Virginia, a few days after Col. Elmer Ellsworth was killed. Colonel of Zouaves, Elmer Ellsworth was killed by ardent southern sympathizer James W. Jackson while taking down a Confederate flag from the Marshall House in Alexandria, Virginia.
People Beck, J. S.
Ellsworth, Elmer Ephraim
Jackson, James W.
Search Terms Marshall House Incident
Subjects Hotels