|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.|
Beck, J. S.
Ellsworth, Elmer Ephraim
Jackson, James W.
Marshall House Incident