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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.13.00854
Description Sash of red silk mesh with one remaining tassel, wooden core with silk fringe
Dimensions W-3 L-13 D-2 inches
Owned Elias S. Trainum
Owner Regiment 13th Virginia Infantry, Co. E, "Gordonsville Grays"
Event Battle of Malvern Hill
Provenance Pvt. E. S. Trainum served in Co. E, 13th Virginia Infantry, "Gordonsville Grays". Gen. Robert E. Lee gave him the sash in recognition of his gallantry while serving as Colorbearer for his unit "with conspicuous bravery from Malvern Hill to 2nd Fredericksburg." See file for relevant newspaper clipping.
People Trainum, Elias S.
Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Battle of Malvern Hill
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Subjects uniforms
gifts
Bravery