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Object Name Knife, Bowie
Catalog Number 0985.03.00111
Description The Bowie knife has a flat, white metal blade attached to a horn-shaped handle. This knife is associated with a dagger in sheath (0985.3.112-.112a).
Dimensions L-14 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Made Unknown
Provenance According to the donor history: "This is an example of a Bowie knife bought by "Crackers" for use in battle during the war."
People unidentified Confederate soldier