Silent Witnesses: Surrender Souvenirs from the Mclean House

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The silent witness

The significance of the events which took place on Palm Sunday, 1865 in the parlor of a private residence in a small Virginia town was immediately apparent to many who were there. A number of Federal officers carried home souvenirs that would commemorate the part they had played.

Group 1: "Silent Witness" Doll

Group 2: "Surrender Pencil"

Group 3: "Lee's Surrender Table"

Group 4: "Lee's Chair"

Group 5:"Grant's Table"

Group 6:"Grant's Chair"

Group 7: "Brass Candlesticks"

Last updated: February 28, 2018

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