|Description||Black background with yellow, blue, green, red, and white beaded decoration. Three narrow strips with rounded ends hang from each end (like self-made fringe).Lined with printed brown checkered cotton.|
|Owned||Jefferson Davis; unidentified Native American chief|
|Event||Battle of Honey Springs / Elk Creek|
Baldric that was part of trappings of an Indian Chief sent to Jefferson Davis when he was President of the Confederacy. "This chief took part in the only Indian fight in the Confederacy" --- believed the Battle of Honey Springs / Elk Creek.
"Trappings of an Indian Chief, who fought with the Federal Army. Killed in battle."
"The trappings of an Indian Chief who with his band took part with Federals in the war between the States. The chief showed great gallantry in action and was killed in battle. His trappings were sent to Mr. Davis when he was President of the Confederacy. This was the only Indian fight in the Confederacy."
unidentified Native American chief [unidentified Indian chief]
Battle of Honey Springs / Elk Creek
Indians of North America