Lot 1513

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Rare wooden cane memorializing Union soldier Private Stephen Miller, 57th Indiana Infantry Division, likely presented to a family member. The cane, 35.5 in. long with a 5 in. handle, has been carved with ridges from handle to tip, and decorative bands of 'x' shaped slashes have been carved towards the upper-half. The central portion of the cane bears the hand-inked inscription: '57TH INDIANA REG'T. VOLS...CO. G 57TH...S.A. MILLER'. Stephen Miller first mustered into 'G' Company of the Indiana 57th Infantry on Nov. 18, 1861, and died of wounds on July 5, 1864 in Chattanooga, TN. Numerous vertical cracks, else fine condition and a very nice display piece. Sold with some research.

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December 8, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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