Courthouse steps log cabin quilt

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Description Quilt pieced of red, white and blue wool in a courthouse steps variation of the Log Cabin pattern. In the center of the quilt is a commemorative patch embroidered: "L.L.L. no. 352 Du Quion, Ill. May, 1865". The Loyal Ladies League was an auxiliary of the G.A.R. Quilt belonged to Watson I. Lamson, who was in the Civil War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 79 inches length
78 inches width
Nomenclature Quilt
Creation Made by: Lamson, Lucy Lee
Made in Homer, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Received by: Lamson, Watson I.
Grand Army of the Republic
Made in Homer, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Civil War
Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.
Women
Household. Linens. Bedding. Quilts
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1883 - Not later than 1892
(The Loyal Ladies League was organized as an auxilary of the GAR in Denver, Colorado in 1883.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8297

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