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Object Name Comb, Hair
Catalog Number 0985.05.00103
Description The double-sided comb is made of bone with fine teeth.
Dimensions W-2.75 L-1.5 inches
Owned Thomas Taylor
Owner Regiment 8th Louisiana Infantry, Co. K
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance This comb was found in Cpl. Thomas Taylor's jacket pocket. He served in Co. K, 8th Louisiana Infantry. He was severely wounded on 17 September 1862 at the Battle of Sharpsburg, Maryland.
People Taylor, Thomas
Subjects Grooming equipment
Hair dressing
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries