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Object Name ENVELOPE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00265a
Date 1926
Description Five buttons inside paper envelope: two large, two-piece brass Confederate staff buttons; three cuff-size two-piece brass Confederate staff buttons; green paper envelope with postmark "RICHMOND / DEC 24 / 3:30 PM / 1926 / VA." "Mrs. John Haskell / Cau___ Road / Columbia / SC" handwritten in ink on the envelope. "Buttons / worn by Col. John C. Haskell / through the War / between the States / _________________" handwritten in pencil on the envelope. A red two-cent stamp on upper right corner.
Owned John C. Haskell
Owner Regiment 1st South Carolina Artillery, Co. A
Provenance The envelope contained the five buttons off Lt. Col. John C. Haskell's uniform and their history. Lt. Col. Haskell was a member of the 1st South Carolina Artillery.
People Haskell, John Cheves