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Object Name CANDLESTICK
Catalog Number 0985.05.00133a
Date 1830
Description One of two (2) candlesticks made of silver, engraved "1830" on the bases, and have green felt on the underside of the bases. A fox head and a stack of wheat (6082) are maker's marks.
Dimensions H-11.25 W-5 inches
Owned Mary Bradshaw Berry Bridge
Owner Regiment Confederate Guards, Co. E (Louisiana Volunteer State Troops)
Louisiana Guard Battery, Louisiana Artillery, "Capt. Green's Co." (formerly 1st Louisiana Infantry, 1st Co. B, "Louisiana Guards")
Provenance The candlesticks were wedding presents to Mary Bradshaw Berry Bridge, grandmother of the donor. The donor made the bequest in memory of Jennie Bridge Macon and her three brothers: Edward Gideon Bridge, Robert Barry Bridge, and Henry Clay Bridge, who served in the Confederate Army.
People Bridge, Mary Bradshaw Berry
Macon, Jennie Bridge
Bridge, Edward Gideon
Bridge, Robert Barry
Bridge, Henry Clay
Subjects weddings
marriage
Lighting
gifts
memorials