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Terms of Surrender
April 9, 1865
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This ornament was excavated in 1927 by the Field Exploration Commitee at Fort Lennox, a British fort on Isle aux Noix in the Richelieu River in Quebec, Canada. Built during the Revolutionary War, the fort served as a base for the British expeditions on Lake Champlain in 1813 and against Plattsburgh in 1814. The ornament was probably worn on a British soldier's uniform, or on the point of a British officer's sword scabbard.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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