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Object Name HELMET
Catalog Number 0985.11.00108
Description Helmet of beaver skin with gold thread rope trim tied in two square knots and with stamped white metal bosses on each side. The edge is bound with black cotton twill tape. Sweatband is black leather.
Dimensions H-7 Dia-10.5 inches
Owned Jonathan Waverly Bachman
Owner Regiment 60th Tennessee Infantry, Co. G
Provenance Capt. Jonathan Waverly Bachman of Co. G, 60th Tennessee Infantry, wore this helmet. The 60th Tennessee was organized October 1, 1862; mustered into Confederate service November 7, 1862; captured at Vicksburg; served remainder of war in Vaughn's Brigade in East Tennessee and Western Virginia.
People Bachman, Jonathan Waverly [J. W.]
Search Terms Vicksburg Campaign
Siege of Vicksburg
Subjects Headgear
Hats