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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00974a
Description Pair (one of two) brass spur with flat heel band and applied straight neck with horizontally mounted 27-point rowels; leather instep and arch strap attached to single studs at terminal ends of heel band; heel band engraved "Capt. Irving A. Buck A.A.G. C.S.A.," and "Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862."
Dimensions L-5.5 inches
Owned Irving A. Buck
Owner Regiment 17th Virginia Infantry, Co. B; Clerk - Lt. Col. Thomas B. Jordan; AAG - Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard's Headquarters; Messenger - Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard's Headquarters; AAG - Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne's Staff
Made CSA
Event Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River
Provenance Capt. Irving A. Buck wore this pair of spurs. He may have acquired them at or just after the Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River on December 31, 1862, or possibly to commemorate his involvement in the battle, as they are engraved with that battle's name and date.
People Buck, Irving A.
Search Terms Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River