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Object Name Bowl, Sugar
Catalog Number 0985.07.00159, a-b
Description The sugar bowl consists of a silver bowl on stand with a broken blue glass inner liner (.159a) and a silver lid (.159b). No marks.
Dimensions H-7.5 inches
Owned George Babcock
Owner Regiment 1st Rhode Island Infantry
Event Federal occupation of Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1870
Provenance The sugar bowl is reportedly to have been taken from the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond at the close of the war by George Babcock, who was a member of the 1st Rhode Island Infantry.
People Davis, Jefferson
Davis family
Babcock, George
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
Federal occupation of Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1870
items captured by Union soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
Occupation of Richmond
United States Army
White House of the Confederacy