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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00638b
Description Pair (one of two) brass spurs with flat heel bands and applied curved necks with 10-point rowels; leather straps attached to studs at terminal ends of heel band; heel bands stamped, "LT. P.J. JR.".
Dimensions H-1.5 W-3 L-5 inches
Owned Peyton Johnston
Owner Regiment Fayette Artillery; aka Richmond Artillery
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance Spurs worn by Lt. Peyton Johnston of the Fayette Artillery. Johnston was 21 years old when he was killed at the Battle of Cold Harbor.
People Johnston, Peyton M., Jr.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties