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Object Name WREATH
Catalog Number 0985.10.00219
Date ca. 1915
Description The wreath consists of loops of woven palmetto tied at the base and crest with red and white silk ribbons and braided palmetto. The label attached to the crest ribbon reads, "The South Carolina U.D.C. sent this Palmetto wreath to the cornerstone of the Jackson monument in memory of Gen. B. H. Bee who at First Manassas cried, Look; there stands Jackson like a Stonewall."
Dimensions D-2 Dia-21 inches
Provenance The palmetto wreath was presented at the cornerstone laying of the Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. The quote from the envelope on the wreath reads, "The South Carolina U.D.C. sent this Palmetto wreath to the cornerstone of the Jackson monument in memory of Gen. B. E. Bee who at First Manassas cried, Look; there stands Jackson like a Stonewall. This wreath was brought to the cornerstone by the sponsor of the __________ Division, U. D. C, Miss Martha A. Bonham, S. C. June 3, 1915."
People Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Bee, Barnard Elliott
Search Terms Monument - Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, Richmond, VA, 1919
Subjects Monuments & memorials
Cornerstone laying