|Description||McClellan style saddle with leather seat, oval brass escutchion plates, hooded wooden stirrups. (see also: saddle holsters and cover (0985.10. 194-.194a). Unknown manufacture.|
|Dimensions||H-40 W-18.5 inches|
|Owner Regiment||24th South Carolina Infantry|
Col. Ellison Capers owned this saddle along with the saddle holsters and cover (0985.10.194-.194a). His men presented the items to him, as well as a horse and bridle, in winter quarters in Dalton, Georgia, in January 1864 while he was Colonel of the 24th South Carolina Infantry. Capers used these items during the campaigns of Major General John Bell Hood and General Joseph E. Johnston in Tennessee and Georgia.