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Object Name Pouch, Tobacco
Catalog Number 0985.13.00296
Description The tobacco pouch consists of a silk bag with a drawstring closure. The fabric has a light red and white stripe in the center section with a similar light green and white stripe on the outer panels. The panels have embroidery in blue and yellow thread. The owner's name and unit are embroidered in yellow thread in the center.
Dimensions W-4 L-6 inches
Owned Oscar V. Smith
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Artillery, Co. D, "Richmond Howitzers" (3rd Co.)
Made unidentified ladies, Beaumont, Virginia
Provenance Two young ladies of Beaumont, Virginia made this tobacco pouch out of silk bonnet strings for Cpl. Oscar V. Smith. Smith carried this pouch during the war.
People Smith, Oscar Vincent
unidentified women of Beaumont, Virginia
Subjects women
civilians
gifts