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Object Name POMPON
Catalog Number 0985.13.00546
Description The white cotton pompon is attached to a steel pin with a stamped brass shield of an eagle also attached to the pin. The pompon probably came from a shako or other military hat.
Dimensions H-6.5 inches
Owned Charles A. Pace
Owner Regiment 18th Virginia Infantry, Co. A
Event Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Provenance This pompon belonged to Charles A. Pace. He was killed at the Battle of Gaines Mill.
People Pace, Charles A.
Search Terms Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Subjects headgear
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties