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Object Name KNAPSACK
Catalog Number 0985.13.00408
Description Single-bag knapsack of cotton canvas with water-proofed canvas flap. "M. C. P. /G.G." in white paint. Russet leather shoulder straps, closure straps, and attachments for iron roller buckles. Interior flap of untreated canvas with single button closure.
Owned Marion C. Pritchett [Marcellus Pritchett, Marcellus Pritchard]
Owner Regiment 7th Virginia Infantry, Co. F
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Williamsburg
Provenance "The haversack [sic] belonged to Marion Pritchett, G. G., Co. F, 7th Virginia Infantry, who was killed at Williamsburg, Virginia."

This knapsack may or may not be associated with Pritchett. Said to have belonged to Marion Pritchett, G. G., Co. F, 7th Virginia Infantry, who was killed at Williamsburg, Virginia. However, only a Marcellus Pritchard [or Marcellus Pritchett] is listed as serving in the 7th Virginia Infatry, Co. F.
People Pritchett, Marcellus (tentative)
Pritchard, Marcellus (tentative)
Pritchett, Marion C. (tentative)
Subjects Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties