Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Pritchett, Reuel B.
Catalog Number 54.1.1141
Date 1865
Description Tin torch. Tin funnel torch wired to capped wooden stem. Wired piece attached.

Provenance is that this torch was one of hundreds that men carried through the streets of Greeneville, Tennessee, to celebrate Andrew Johnson's succession to the presidency after the death of Abraham Lincoln, April 1865.
Material Tin, Wood
Used Greeneville (Tn.)
Dimensions W-1 L-5.5 Cir-11.5 inches
People Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865