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Object Name Haversack
Catalog Number 0985.13.00519
Description Haversack: black, waterproof canvas with rounded bottom and welted seams; russet leather strap and buckle (missing) closure; cotton twill tape edging on flap; bag lined in plain weave, untreated cotton; waterproof canvas shoulder strap.
Dimensions H-10.25 W-12 inches
Owned Peyton Johnston, Jr.
Owner Regiment Richmond Fayette Artillery
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance This haversack was worn by Lt. Peyton Johnston Jr., of the Richmond Fayette Artillery, when he was killed at the battle of Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864.
People Johnston, Peyton M., Jr.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties