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    Great Seal of the Confederacy. This is believed to be one of the electrotype copies of the Great Seal of the Confederacy. It measures approximately three and a half inches. The original was engraved by Joseph S. Wyon of London. It did not reach Richmond until April 3, 1865. In the haste to evacuate the besieged city, it was left behind by the Confederate government. It was later possessed by Colonel John T. Pickett of Washington, DC. He had electrotype copies made before passing the original on.

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    January, 2006
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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