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Object Name Case, Razor
Catalog Number 0985.07.00002b
Description Razor Case: hardened leather with embossed flower on one side. Two embossed line border runs parallel to the edge on both sides. The case is wider at the top and narrows slightly toward the base. A leather insert extends beyond the edge of the red leather covering; this helped guide and secure the cap. It appears that the top half, or cap, of the case is missing. On inside in a small white rectangular sticker label. On it is "Mis / 1-21-64" handwritten in blue ink.
Owned Jefferson Davis; Dwight Brayman
Made Moulson Brothers
Provenance During the Civil War, Dwight Brayman of the Union Navy took part in an 1862 raid on the plantation "Briarfield" of Jefferson Davis. He acquired some books and Mr. Davis' razor.
People Davis, Jefferson
Brayman, Dwight
Search Terms items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
United States Navy
Subjects navies