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Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) Mourning Ribbon

Item

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Title

Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) Mourning Ribbon

Description

Silk ribbon memorializing the death of Zachary Taylor (1784-1850). Gold eagle holding an American Flag with profile of Taylor in gold. "The last coherent words of the venerable patriot, President Zachary Tailor [sic]: 'I die--I am expecting the summons--I am ready to meet death-- I have endeavored faithfully to discharge my duty --I am sorry to leave my friends!"

Creator

Source

The Filson Historical Society Museum Collection

Date

Identifier

1991.19

Coverage

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) Mourning Ribbon,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 12, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1413.

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