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Terms of Surrender
April 9, 1865
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overall (assembled): 1 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm )
Rectangular brass belt clasp with one piece that slides into the side of the other from the top down; decorated in relief with gargoyles, griffins and serpents, beaded outer edges; reverse has two slots on each piece to attach clasp to belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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