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Object Name SLEEVE BRAID
Catalog Number 0985.13.00476
Description Gold thread braid in an elaborate leaf pattern. Black or dark blue wool fragments stitched to back. Indicated as pre-war insignia.
Dimensions H-7.5 W-4.5 inches
Owned David Carter
Owner Regiment 46th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Richmond Light Infantry Blues" (RLIB)
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance Sleeve braid worn by Captain David Carter of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues. Carter was killed in the battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia.
People Carter, David
Search Terms Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects militias
uniforms
insignia
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties