|Object Name||Purse, Change|
|Description||The change purse is an embossed silver rectangular purse with a slide catch and red silk (now faded) inner pockets.|
|Dimensions||W-4 L-2.5 inches|
|Owned||G. A. Cantkin|
|Owner Regiment||2nd South Carolina Infantry, Co. H|
|Event||Battle of Fredericksburg|
G. A. Cantkin of Co. H, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, found this purse on the Fredericksburg battlefield in 1863.
"Portemonnaie taken from the battlefield at Fredericksburg, Va, 1863."
Cantkin, G. A.
found on battlefield