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Object Name Armband
Catalog Number 1945.011.09
Description A crepe mourning band worn by Captain Daniel Webster after the death of President Lincoln. The mourning band is a sheer black fabric and is knotted at the top.
Collection LCHS Military Collection
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1869
Dimensions L-16.5 inches
Length (in) 16.5
People Lincoln, Abraham
Webster, Daniel
Search Terms Military
Armband
Mourning