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Gavel used by Mayor Chauncey I. Filley, St. Louis, During the Civil War

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Identifier: 1933-043-0001

Title: Gavel used by Mayor Chauncey I. Filley, St. Louis, During the Civil War

Description: Used by Mayor Chauncey I. Filley, St. Louis, in 1863 when presiding over a mass meeting at St. Louis Court House, and by Arnold Krekel on January 6, 1865 at the state convention when resolutions for the emancipation of slaves were adopted.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: circa 1863

Type(s): Gavel

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Slavery
African Americans

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