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Plaque

Object Number: 
1951.84
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 0.3 x 11.7 x 11.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on plaque, center: "PRESENTED TO/Col. J. J. Morrison./16th New York Artillery/by the following/OFFICERS OF HIS COMMAND./January 1st 1865." engraved: on first leaflet: "T. J. STRONG Lieut. Col./F. W. Prince Major./C. E. Pearce Major./J. C. Hicks
Description: 
Silver quatrefoil plaque (in the shape of a leaf with four leaflets) covered with engraved lists of names and central message; four square holes punched at tip of each leaflet to fasten plate to surface.
Gallery Label: 
This plaque was found on the back of the frame for 1951.85, a U.S. Artillery flag.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. J. L. Edwards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group