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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.00.00060
Description Single steel spur with swan neck and 8-point rowel; two leather straps attached to studs at terminal ends of heel band.
Dimensions H-1 W-4 L-4.5 inches
Owned Thomas M. Murphree [T. M. Murphree]
Owner Regiment Unknown
Made Confederate States of American ( CSA )
Event Battle of New Hope Church
Provenance Spur made in a Confederate shop for Thomas M. Murphree. He wore it in the battle of New Hope Church while bearing dispatches to Brigadier General John H. Morgan.
People Murphree, Thomas M.
Morgan, John Hunt
Search Terms horse equipment
Battle of New Hope Church
Atlanta Campaign
Subjects horses
animals
Blacksmithing
Blacksmiths