Tobacco pouch or sweet bag
Overall: 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 19 x 13 x 0.3 cm )
written: on shield: "From a young lady in Lebanon, Ky"
Circular black silk pouch or bag; embroidered on front with crossed flags: a Confederate flag with white background and red bars, and an American-type flag with three stripes and eight stars; below is shield with two red and one white stripe, and stars against blue background.
This bag was probably made for a Kentucky soldier serving with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Gift of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, New York Commandery
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.