Creator

Date Original

1862 July 05

Description

This spoon was carved by Richard Bailey of Company H, Third Arkansas Infantry, in July of 1862. The words "July 1862 Jesse" are carved into the front base, and scrolled lettering is also wrapped around the handle of the spoon, reading "Drewry's Bluff, James River, Virginia."

Physical Description

Document, 9.5" x 2.5"

Subjects

Civil War; Arkansas; Confederate States of America; Wood Carving; Spoons

Contributor

Bailey, Richard Jesse

Geographical Area

Drewry's Bluff, James River (Va.)

Language

English

Collection

ASA three-dimensional object collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Carved wooden spoon, ASA three-dimensional object collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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