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Object Name SADDLEBAG
Catalog Number 0985.10.00193
Description Black leather double bag with iron buckles.
Dimensions L-17 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier (tentative) ; James Evans
Owner Regiment 3rd Infantry, South Carolina Volunteers
Event Battle of Bean's Station (tentative)
Provenance Saddlebags used by Dr. James Evans with saddle (0985.10.192), 3rd Infantry, South Carolina Volunteers, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division.

It is believed, but ultimately not known, that these saddle bags were captured along with the saddle that was captured from Union troops at Bean's Station in Eastern Tennessee in June 1864 [or December 15, 1863, the date of the battle there]. Afterwards used by Dr. James Evans, Surgeon of 3rd South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division.
People unidentified Union soldier (tentative)
Evans, James (1)
Search Terms horse equipment
items captured by Confederate soldiers (tentative)
items captured from Union soldiers (tentative)
items taken by Confederate soldiers (tentative)
items taken from Union soldiers (tentative)
United States Army (tentative)
Surgeons
Knoxville Campaign (tentative)
Subjects Medical equipment & supplies
Medicines
animals
horses
saddles
Saddlery