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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.09.00087
Description Sash of dark red silk mesh.
Dimensions W-3.5 inches
Owned Lawson Pickney Erwin
Owner Regiment 16th North Carolina State Troops, Co. G
Event Battle of Beaver Dam Creek / Mechanicsville / Ellerson's Mill
Provenance Capt. Lawson Pinckney Erwin wore this red sash as part of his Confederate uniform during the war. Erwin was wounded at Mechanicsville on June 26, 1862 and returned to duty before the First Battle at Fredericksburg, where he was wounded on December 13, 1862.
People Erwin, Lawson Pickney
Search Terms Battle of Fredericksburg
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Beaver Dam Creek / Mechanicsville / Ellerson's Mill
Subjects uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries