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Object Name TASSEL
Catalog Number 0985.07.00179
Description The tassel cord is a blue and white silk thread wound around a cotton filler with blue and gold twisted fringe. The tassel has a bound bobbin with gold thread under and a crossed pattern of braided blue threads.
Dimensions L-13 inches
Owned William H. Barnett
Owner Regiment unidentified unit, Wisconsin, USA
Event Battle of Chickamauga
Provenance The tassel came from a Wisconsin State flag captured from a Wisconsin unit during the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863.

"Cord and tassel cut from a state flag, which was presented by the ladies of Wisconsin to regiment of that state. A brigade including this regiment was captured at Chickamauga on Sept. 20, 1863. They surrendered to Pvt. William H. Barnett, Co. A, 21st Mississippi Regiment."
People Barnett, William H.
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Battle of Chickamauga
Chickamauga Campaign
Subjects surrenders