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Object Name HOLSTER
Catalog Number 0985.02.00154
Description Leather holster without flap; brown leather belt with brass hardware and small snake buckle.
Owned Walter R. Blake; Joel Clifton Blake
Owner Regiment 5th Florida Infantry, Co. K
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance The holster and belt were presented by Captain Joel Clifton Blake, Company, 5th Florida Infantry, to his brother Lieutenant Walter R. Blake of the same company. It was carried by Lieut. Blake in Sharpsburg campaign and at the battle of Fredericksburg. Contributed in memory of Captain Joel Clifton Blake who fell while gallantly leading his company in Battle of Gettysburg.
People Blake, Walter R.
Blake, Joel Clifton
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Battle of Fredericksburg
Subjects Memorials