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Object Name PEN HOLDER
Catalog Number 0985.07.00043, a
Description A silver tip nib pen with a chased floral design on the barrel. It has two pieces: a blunt tip (.43a) and a nib pen (.43).
Dimensions L-4 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis; John F. Dart
Owner Regiment 4th Michigan Cavalry, Co. E, USA
Event flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Provenance Taken from Jefferson Davis at the time of his capture in Irwinville, Ga. "Pen of Jefferson Davis captured by John F. Dart who was a bugler, Company E, 4th Michigan Cavalry, grandfather of the donor."
People Davis, Jefferson
Dart, John F.
Search Terms flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Irwinville, Georgia
items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
United States Army