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    Confederate Mourning Brooch With the Hair of Thomas J. Chandler, Company B, 7th Mississippi Infantry. 40mm x 30mm, 10 karat gold and black enamel. Engraved on the reverse "Louisa Chandler / from her Son / Christmas 1861". The Chandler family was from Lawrence County and Jackson, Mississippi. The brooch descended through the Chandler family until it was purchased at the final heir's auction in Jackson. Identification verified by descendants of Louisa Chandler. Thomas J. Chandler enlisted on August 1, 1861 and mustered into Company B of the 7th Mississippi Infantry. It is unknown if he survived the war or not.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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