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Object Name Wax, Sealing
Catalog Number 0985.13.00678
Description The sealing wax consists of many small red wax discs enclosed in a round, blue paper box.
Dimensions H-0.75 Dia-2 inches
Owned William R. Bagley
Owner Regiment 3rd New Jersey Infantry
Event Marshall House Incident
Provenance William R. Bagley removed this box of wax letter wafers from a store under or in the Marshall House in Alexandria, Virginia when his unit passed through the area. Bagley served as bandmaster for the 3rd New Jersey Infantry.
People Bagley, William R.
Ellsworth, Elmer Ephraim
Jackson, James W.
Search Terms items captured by Union soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
Items taken North by Union soldiers and later returned South
Marshall House Incident
United States Army
Subjects Bands