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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00460a
Description Pair (one of two) brass spurs with straight necks and small, iron horizontal rowels; leather straps and brass buckle attached to studs at terminal ends of heel bands.
Dimensions H-0.5 W-3.5 L-4.5 inches
Owned William M. Bridges
Owner Regiment 1st Special Battalion (Rightor's) Louisiana Infantry, Co. B
1st Louisiana Artillery, Co. E
ADC, AAAG to Brig. Gen. Johnson K. Duncan
AADC to Gen. Braxton Bragg
Bridges' Battery Louisiana Artillery [aka Co. D, 18th South Carolina Heavy Artillery (Siege Train)]
Event Siege of Vicksburg
Provenance Col. William M. Bridges wore these spurs during the war. He commanded river batteries at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 1863.
People Bridges, William McKinney
Search Terms Siege of Vicksburg
Vicksburg Campaign