|Object Name||Glasses, Field|
|Description||Binocular optic device, made of black enameled brass. Silver presentation plate on optic engraved, "To Gen'l Sterling Price / From lady friends / of Memphis / Tenn. / Jany 1st 1863". With case (.9a).|
|Dimensions||W-5 L-8 inches|
|Owner Regiment||Governor of Missouri; Commander, Missouri State Troops|
Maj. Gen. Sterling Price used these field glasses during the war. Apparently presented to him by the ladies of Memphis, Tennessee, on January 1, 1863.
They were loaned to the Government in the Spanish-American and First World War.
World War I