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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.06.00018
Description Sash of red silk net with tassles.
Dimensions W-5 inches
Owned Thomas L. Kane; James Farrell; Wilson Cary Nicholas
Owner Regiment 1st Pennsylvania, Co. F, "Bucktail Rifles"
1st Maryland Infantry, Co. G, CSA
Event Battle of Harrisonburg
Provenance Lt. Col. Thomas L. Kane of the 1st Pennsylvania, Co. F, "Bucktail Rifles" (Pennsyvlania) wore this sash as part of his Federal army uniform. 2nd Sgt. James Farrell, Co. G, 1st Maryland Infantry, CSA, removed it from the badly wounded Lt. Col., while assisting him from the field. Capt. Wilson C. Nicholas, of the same unit, confiscated the sash on June 6, 1862.

Thomas L. Kane was initially Colonel of the "Bucktails," and was wounded in the mouth at the Battle of Dranesville on October 20, 1861. In January 1862 he was elected as Lieutenant Colonel. He was wounded and captured at the Battle of Harrisonburg on June 6, 1862. This was the same battle in which Confederate General Turner Ashby was killed.
People Kane, Thomas L.
Farrell, James
Nicholas, Wilson Cary
Search Terms Battle of Harrisonburg
humanity
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
United States Army
Subjects uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries
Casualties, War
War casualties
prisoners
prisoners of war
POW's