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Catalog Number 0985.09.00185
Description The English made sideboard is made of oak, with three doors having foliate relief carving and three drawers above.
Material Wood
Dimensions H-47 W-75 D-23.5 inches
Owner Regiment CSS Advance
Made England, Great Britain
Event Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Provenance The sideboard is said to have been on the Confederate blockade runner, the CSS Advance. The sideboard was taken from the vessel at the fall of Fort Fisher and then purchased by the donor's father. The donor's father gave the sideboard to Judge Staples, who left it in turn to the donor in 1897.

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has a sideboard and some silver tea/coffee sets in its collection that are also from the CSS Adavance. The sideboard is different in appearance. See file for more information.
Search Terms Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Subjects Furniture