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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00960
Description Single brass spur with half-round heel band and curved neck decorated with cast floral design at base and 10-point rowel; remains of leather strap passes through slots in terminal ends of heel band.
Dimensions H-2 W-3.5 L-5 inches
Owned J. Augustus Lacy
Owner Regiment Wise's Legion, Co. H
Event Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Provenance Spur taken from a prisoner by J. Augustus Lacy, Company H, Wise's Legion. The prisoner was one of the advance guards within three miles of Richmond, in Kilpatrick's Raid. The prisoners were taken to Libby Prison.
People unidentified Union soldier
Lacy, J. Augustus
Search Terms Libby Prison
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war