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Object Name SHIRT
Catalog Number 0985.13.00474
Description Greenish brown wool flannel shirt embroidered with the initials "D.A.W."; band collar; five button holes and white glass buttons.
Dimensions H-29 inches
Owned David Addison Weisiger
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Infantry
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance This shirt was worn by Brigadier General David Addison Weisiger during the battle of the Crater, Petersburg, VA., 1864. The shirt is patched in the place where a bullet pierced the garment and wounded Weisiger in his side.
People Weisiger, David Addison
Search Terms items pierced by bullets
Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries