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Object Name HOLSTER
Catalog Number 0985.12.00062
Description Black leather holster. Brass button-type finial closure fastens directly through slot in holster closure flap. Once had loop sewn to back for a waistbelt; it is now missing and two 2.25" cuts were made to weave a belt through.
Dimensions W-4.625 L-10.5 D-0.625 inches
Owned Stephen Madison Riggs
Owner Regiment 4th Texas Infantry, Co. I
Event Battle of Chickamauga
Provenance "Pistol holster taken from dead body of S.M. Riggs."

Stephen Madison Riggs wore this holster into battle at Chickamauga. He died from wounds received during this battle.
People Riggs, Stephen Madison
Search Terms Battle of Chickamauga
Subjects Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties