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Object Name STRAP
Catalog Number 0985.04.00015b
Date ca. 1862
Description Strap: One of three saddle straps are made of black leather with silver plates, buckles, and stars.
Dimensions L-14 inches
Owned John Hunt Morgan
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry; Dept. of Southwest Virginia
Provenance The three saddle straps belong to the Grimsley silver mounted saddle (0985.4.15) owned by Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan. Morgan's friends in Augusta, Georgia presented him with the saddle (.15) and saddle straps in May 1862.
People Morgan, John Hunt
Subjects gifts