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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.13.00850
Description Sash of red silk with knotted fringe.
Dimensions W-8 inches
Owned Moses Green Peyton; Charles H. Safford
Owner Regiment 5th Michigan Cavalry, USA
Everett Virginia Artillery
VADC - Maj. Gen. Robert E. Rodes' Staff
AAG - Maj. Gen. Robert E. Rodes' Staff
AAG - Gen. Stephen Ramseur's Staff
AAG - Gen. Bryan Grimes' Staff
Event Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Provenance Maj. Moses Green Peyton wore this red sash as part of his Confederate uniform. The sash may have been found in a pouch along with a field ration on the battlefield after the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19-20, 1864, by the donor, Maj. Charles H. Safford of the 5th Michigan Cavalry.
People Peyton, Moses Green
Safford, Charles H.
Search Terms Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
found on battlefield
items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
Items taken North by Union soldiers and later returned South
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
United States Army
Subjects uniforms