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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.00.00040
Description Sash of red silk mesh.
Dimensions W-5 inches
Owned James B. Martin
Owner Regiment 10th Alabama Infantry
Event Battle of Dranesville
Provenance Col. James Benson Martin of the 10th Alabama Infantry wore this red sash as part of his Confederate uniform. He was killed at the battle of Dranesville, December 20, 1861. His blood was the first shed for Calhoun County, Alabama.
People Martin, James B.
Search Terms Battle of Dranesville
Subjects uniforms
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties