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Object Name TABLESPOON
Catalog Number 0985.13.00613
Description The tablespoon is heavily oxidized with no manufacturer's mark visible and no decoration.
Dimensions L-8 inches
Owned Robert L. Truslow
Event evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Provenance This kitchen tablespoon was taken from the White House of the Confederacy (Executive Mansion) in Richmond on the morning of the evacuation, by Robert Truslow, who was the night watchman at the White House.
People Davis family
Truslow, Robert L.
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia
Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
items taken