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Object Name Card, Playing
Catalog Number 0985.05.00077
Description This is a deck of playing cards, on paper, with black ink printing of card faces and scenes.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-2.125 inches
Owned Thomas Taylor
Owner Regiment 8th Louisiana Infantry
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance These are playing cards found in the jacket pocket of Private Thomas Taylor, Co. K, 8th Louisiana Infantry, Eighth Brigade, C.S.A. He was severely wounded on 17 September 1862 at the Battle of Sharpsburg, Maryland.
People Taylor, Thomas
Subjects Gambling
Card games
Card playing
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries