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Object Name Belt, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.00.00129
Description Sword belt with a Georgia state buckle, brass and black leather. Missing rear sling.
Dimensions L-29 inches
Owned Ned Redman [Ned Redmon]; Thomas M. Murphree
Event Battle of Bentonville
Provenance Worn by Ned Redman [or Redmon] until he was killed at the battle of Bentonville, North Carolina. The donor, Thomas M. Murphree, was standing beside him when he was killed. Murphree took the belt off Redmon, and wore it during the balance of the engagement.
People Redman, Ned [Redmon]
Murphree, Thomas M.
Search Terms items taken from Confederate soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
Carolinas Campaign
Subjects Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties