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Object Name Bit, Bridle
Catalog Number 0985.00.00071
Description Brass dragoon bit, 1840s Pelham-style with two sets of rein rings, cross bar connecting branches; iron mouthpiece with port.
Material Brass/Iron
Dimensions W-6 L-8 inches
Owned Henry DeLamar Clayton
Owner Regiment 39th Alabama Infantry
Provenance Maj. Gen. Henry DeLamar Clayton used this bit.
People Clayton, Henry DeLamar
Search Terms horse equipment
Subjects animals
horses
Bridles
Bridle making