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Object Name Belt, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.07.00130
Description U.S. non-regulation officer's black folded leather sword belt, eagle plate, shoulder strap present. Sword hangers torn, shield-shaped coat protector.
Dimensions W-1.75 L-36 inches
Owned John J. Craven
Event imprisonment of Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, 1865-1867
Provenance "Military belt of Dr. John J. Craven, physician appointed to care for Mr. Davis while a prisoner at Fortress Monroe."

Sword belt of Dr. John J. Craven, a Northern physician who ministered to President Davis while he was imprisoned at Fortress Monroe.
People Craven, John Joseph
Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Fortress Monroe
Subjects Medical personnel
Physicians