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Object Name SADDLE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00192
Date 1862
Description U. S. McClellan saddle with rawhide covered tree and leather skirts. "Alleghany / Arsenal / 1862".
Owned unidentified Union soldier; James Evans
Owner Regiment 3rd South Carolina Infantry
Made Alleghany Arsenal, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 1862
Event Battle of Bean's Station
Provenance This saddle was captured from Union troops at Bean's Station in Eastern Tennessee in June 1864 [or December 15, 1863, the date of the battle there]. Afterwards used by Dr. James Evans, Surgeon of 3rd South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division.
People unidentified Union soldier
Evans, James (1)
Search Terms horse equipment
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
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Knoxville Campaign
Subjects animals
horses
saddles
Saddlery
Medical personnel