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Object Name PLAQUE
Catalog Number 0985.09.00107
Description Bronze plaque, shaped like shield, with faux rope border. Inscribed "CONFEDERATE / STATES / NAVY YARD / 1861 / 1865". Postwar.
Dimensions H-24 W-36 inches
Provenance This shield was found by Thomas Sydnor while locating some deep wells [artesian wells] at Graham, NC.

Attached handwritten label reads, "This is only a marker to some Confederate Cannon in North Carolina. No Relic!"
People Sydnor, Thomas
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Navies
Naval personnel