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Object Name CANE
Catalog Number 0985.12.00050
Description The cane is made from a dark wood tree branch and contains the following inscription, "H. M. Marchant."
Dimensions L-48 inches
Owned Henry M. Marchant
Owner Regiment 4th Texas Infantry, Co. A
Event Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Provenance The cane belonged to Capt. Henry Marchant, Co. A, 4th Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade.

This cane may be the "stick" referred to in the donation paperwork: "A 'stick' cut from the battlefield of Gaines Mill 'When the boys fit [sic - fought] the hardest' so they all said."
People Marchant, Henry M.
Search Terms Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor