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Leather haversack, with suspension strap from shoulder.

Object Number: 
1923.140b
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin A. Whitfield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group