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Object Name Case, Field Glasses
Catalog Number 0985.13.00596a
Description Field glasses case: brown leather with shoulder strap still attached to case, metal buckle still attached to strap which contains ten buckle holes. Small nails on the bottom of the front side. The lid cover, and its strap and metal buckle, are also still attached to case. Interior of case lined in red velvet. For field glasses (.596).
Material Leather/metal
Dimensions W-5.75 L-7 D-3.25 inches
Owned James Ewell Brown Stuart [J. E. B. Stuart]; Theodore Stanford Garnett, Jr.
Owner Regiment "Hanover Artillery"
9th Virginia Cavalry, Co. F, "Essex Light Dragoons"
Made Jumelle Marine
Event Battle of Yellow Tavern
Provenance Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart used these field glasses when he was wounded at Yellow Tavern on May 11, 1864. He gave them to his Aide-de-Camp Lt. Theodore Stanford Garnett, Jr.
People Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)
Garnett, Theodore Stanford, Jr.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Optics
Battle of Yellow Tavern
Subjects Optical devices