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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.03.00027
Description Single brass spur with half-round heel band and small, 14-point rowel; terminal ends of heel band slotted for leather strap (missing).
Dimensions H-1.75 W-2.75 L-5.5 inches
Owned James Longstreet
Provenance Spur said to be one of Lieutenant General James Longstreet's. The spur was given to the donor's aunt "by a neighbor, who found it together with other articles of private property in clearing up the room at Falls Church used by the commanding officer of the Southern forces, which she thought was General Longstreet."
People Longstreet, James