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Object Name CANE
Catalog Number 0985.07.00238
Description Wooden cane once tied with two flagstaffs (b, c). Single piece of rounded wood wrapped with two narrower, curved pieces of wood attached near base with tack. Simple carvings around several knots in wood. Small 1" white metal tip. Metal plaque (probably silver) 4" from handle engraved, "Lookout Mountain."
Material wood/metal
Dimensions W-0.75 L-30 inches
Owned Charles Todd Quintard
Owner Regiment 1st Tennessee Infantry
Event Battle of Lookout Mountain
Provenance "Climbing staff from Lookout Mountain."

On reverse: "Balm for weary and wounded by Rev. C.T. Quintard, Chaplin, 1st Tenn. Regt."

Dr. Charles Todd Quintard was chaplain of the 1st Tennnessee Infantry, as well as a regimental surgeon.
People Quintard, Charles Todd
Search Terms Battle of Lookout Mountain
Subjects Chaplains
Walking sticks
Canes
Souvenirs