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Object Name SHOT POUCH
Catalog Number 0985.07.00173a
Description Leather pouch with fringed top and slots for drawstring.
Dimensions H-7 W-3 inches
Owned William M. Thorton
Owner Regiment 6th Mississippi Infantry
Made Mrs. E. [L.?] Reading
Provenance The bullet bag was used by Sgt. Major William M. Thorton, 6th Mississippi Infantry, during the Civil War. According to the donor, it was made for him in Vicksburg, MS, by Mrs. E. [L.?] Reading.
People Thorton, William M.
Reading, E., Mrs.
Search Terms Vicksburg, Mississippi
Subjects women