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Object Name PURSE
Catalog Number 0985.09.00016
Description The purse is a small steel rimmed expandable model. It has three inner compartments lined with newsprint and shuts with a single clasp. A label attached to the front of the purse reads, "J. B. Brown Co. E 3rd N. C. [Infty]"
Dimensions H-2.25 W-3.5 inches
Owned J. B. Brown
Owner Regiment 3rd North Carolina State Troops, Co. E (or possibly 33rd North Carolina State Troops)
Provenance J. B. Brown, a member of Co. E, 3rd (or 33rd) North Carolina State Troops, carried this purse throughout the war.
People Brown, J. B.