|Description||The table is unassembled and has six remaining pieces (probably pieces are missing). The top consists of two wood rectangular panels (.99a-.99c), with one panel broken into two pieces. (.99d-f) are three miscellaneous cross pieces; (.99d) has two metal hinges; (.99e) has screw holes, broken leather straps, and one rounded edge; and (.99f) has screw holes and broken leather straps but also has two straight edges.|
|Owned||Gustavus W. Smith; Robert F. Morris|
|Owner Regiment||179th Infantry (City of Richmond), 4th Division, 2nd Brigade, Virginia State Militia; Staff - Maj. Gen. Gustavus Woodson Smith|
|Provenance||"The table was at the headquarters table of Maj. Gen. Gustavus W. Smith. He and his staff officers used it as a 'mess table' throughout the war. Col. Robert F. Morris was the Chief Engineer of Gustavus' staff. At the end of the war, Morris "secured" the table and preserved it as a memento." Morris was Col. of the 179th Infantry (City of Richmond) of 4th Division, 2nd Brigade of Virginia State Militia from 1861-1864.|
Smith, Gustavus Woodson
Morris, Robert F.