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Object Name HANDKERCHIEF
Catalog Number 0985.10.00125
Description The handkerchief is white linen and cotton. The border is decorated with five lines of purple stenciled onto the fabric. A monogram has been cross-stitched in the upper left corner.
Dimensions W-19 L-17 inches
Owned Laurence Massillon Keitt
Owner Regiment 20th South Carolina Infantry
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance The handkerchief belonged to Col. Laurence Massillon Keitt of the 20th South Carolina Infantry. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor.
People Keitt, Laurence Massillon
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor