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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.13.00457
Description Sash of red silk mesh with red thread tassels at each end.
Dimensions W-7.25 L-54 inches
Owned George E. Pickett
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett wore this red silk sash as part of his Confederate uniform during the war. His first cousin Mrs. Elizabeth Johnston Fry (Mrs. Richard) gave it to him. Mrs. Fry was the grandmother of the donor, Lou Reid.
People Pickett, George Edward
Fry, Elizabeth Johnston [Mrs. Richard]
Johnston, Elizabeth
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Subjects uniforms
women
gifts