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Object Name CANDLESTICK
Catalog Number 0985.13.00361
Description The candlestick is made of wood, a roughly hewn portion of a tree branch. It rests on thre legs (or smaller branches of the tree). A shallow well was carved out of the top to hold a candle.
Material Wood
Dimensions H-5 W-6 inches
Owned John K. Booton; unidentified Confederate soldier
Owner Regiment Capt. John Kaylor Booton's Co. Virginia Light Artillery, "Dixie Artillery"
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance The candlestick was made in camp at Manassas (Bull Run) from a tree growing there, and was used in the tent of Capt. John K. Booton of the "Dixie Artillery," organized in Page County, Virginia.

"A candlestick made friom a tree joint while camped at Bull Run."
People Booton, John Kaylor
unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Lighting