|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.|
Trainum, Elias S.
Lee, Robert E.
Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Battle of Malvern Hill
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville