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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00965b
Description Pair (one of two) brass spurs, with variations. This one has flat heel band with straight neck with 13-point rowel, band scalloped at neck. Single leather strap passes through terminal ends of both spurs.
Dimensions W-3 L-5 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Made CSA
Provenance "These two [non-matching] spurs were worn in Confederate War by a Richmond man now in the employ of the C&O RR offices. The one with the straight shank (.965a) was worn by him at Appomattox the day that Gen. Lee surrendered."

"2 spurs of different pairs worn during Confederate war. One was worn at the surrender of Lee by a gentleman now in employ of C&O Railroad Offices."
People unidentified Confederate soldier