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Object Name Pin
Catalog Number 0985.04.00081a
Description Confederate brass staff buttons attached to a brass bar pin; no backmarks.
Material Metal/Brass
Dimensions H-1 W-2 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee; Mrs. Simon Bolivar Buckner
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance These two buttons were taken from a uniform worn by General Lee at the surrender and presented to Mrs. Simon Bolivar Buckner by Miss Mildred Lee in 1882.
People Lee, Robert E.
Lee, Mildred Childe
Buckner, Delia Claiborne [Mrs. Simon Bolivar]
Claiborne, Delia
Search Terms Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects jewelry
women
surrenders
gifts