|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.|
|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|
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."
Booton, John Kaylor
unidentified Confederate soldier
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run