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Object Name CANE
Catalog Number 0985.11.00125
Description The cane is an ebony shaft surmounted with faceted topaz knob handle and a pure gold band, featuring finely chased decoration, and a metal end cap. A silver plaque was attached to the shaft at the time of donation, giving details about the gift.
Dimensions L-36.5 inches
Owned Joseph Franklin Alsup
Owner Regiment 18th Tennessee Infantry (CSA)
Provenance The cane belonged to Dr. Joseph Franklin Alsup, Assistant Surgeon, 18th Tennessee Infantry, CSA. Dr. Alsup died on October 28, 1863.
People Alsup, Joseph Franklin