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Object Name Holster, Saddle
Catalog Number 0985.07.00044
Description Double revolver holsters of brown leather, flaps with out finials, buckled strap on lower barrel end.
Dimensions L-37.25 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis; H. R. G. Minty
Owner Regiment 4th Michigan Infantry, USA
Event flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Provenance Jefferson Davis owned this double holster. General R. H. G. Minty confiscated the holster from Davis at his capture in Irwinville, Georgia in May 1865 and kept it. In one side of the holster at the time were a number of gold coins. General Minty was the commanding officer of the 4th Michigan Cavalry.
People Davis, Jefferson
Minty, Robert H. G.
Search Terms flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Irwinville, Georgia
items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
United States Army