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Ornament 7th rgt, N.Y. state guard

Medium: 
enamel/metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.402
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7479
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

2d lieutenant's bar on card

Date: 
1890-1919
Medium: 
Brass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 × 5 in. (7.6 × 12.7 cm) pin: 3/8 × 1 in. (1 × 2.5 cm)
Description: 

Brass 2nd lieutenant's pin fastened to paper card

Object Number: 
INV.2768
Inscriptions: 

Handwritten on paper card:
"This is one of my shoulder strap insignia when I was 2nd Lt. Military Intelligence Reserve U.S. Army." Signed by doner.

"Nothing historic about it. Just in case you need one for something"

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1919
eMuseum Object ID: 
7475
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Leather haversack, with suspension strap from shoulder.

Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Leather, iron, pewter, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 11 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 
Leather, iron, pewter, and brass haversack; black leather bag with with four pewter buttons fastened to inside, leather shoulder strap with iron buckle sewn to rear, and flap with strap that fastens to iron buckle on front.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin A. Whitfield
Object Number: 
1923.140b
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this haversack was used during the Civil War by Edwin A. Whitfield of the 7th Regiment, New York State Militia.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
7428
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Shoulder bar

Date: 
1880-1919
Medium: 
Metal, thread
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (1 × 3.5 cm)
Description: 

Metal and thread should strap

Object Number: 
1926.69
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1919
eMuseum Object ID: 
7419
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Drumstick

Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 43.5 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Brown painted wooden drumstick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. H. Weil
Object Number: 
1928.80b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
7379
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Drumstick

Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 43.8 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Dark brown painted wooden drumstick with three bands of scoring about 3 inches from upper end, now broken in two pieces.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. H. Weil
Object Number: 
1928.80c
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
7374
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Medal

Medium: 
metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1926.70
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7372
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Medal

Medium: 
metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1926.73
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7371
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Medal

Medium: 
metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1926.72
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7370
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Medal

Medium: 
metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1926.71
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7369
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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