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Object Name Souvenir
Catalog Number 0985.03.00109
Date 1864
Description Dried flowers in a small frame. Handwritten on the top front: "St. Paul s Church-yard Agnor, Ga." front bottom: "Genl Polk's Grave" back: "Gen. Polk's grave, 1864".
Dimensions H-5.5 W-4.5 inches
Provenance Dried flowers from General Leonidas Polk's grave, St. Paul church yard, Augusta, Georgia. Polk died in 1864, so these flowers may have been placed on his grave at his burial or shortly thereafter.
People Polk, Leonidas
Subjects mourning
flowers
foliage