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Object Name KNAPSACK
Catalog Number 0985.13.00484
Description British soft knapsack attributed to S. Isaacs Campbell; waterproof canvas with leather corner reinforcements, iron roller buckles; wooden half-round for shoulder harness; shoulder harness missing; interior straps of buff leather.
Dimensions H-15 W-13 inches
Owned Thomas R. Overton
Owner Regiment 25th Virginia Battalion, Co. D
Made S. Isaacs Campbell Company, London, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance A knapsack used by Thomas R. Overton, Company D, 25th Virginia Battalion. Overton was captured at the battle of Saylor's Creek, April 6, 1865.
People Overton, Thomas R.
Search Terms Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Appomattox Campaign
Subjects Prisoners
Prisoners of war
POW's
Imports