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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.10.00177
Description Sash of red silk mesh with flat knotted ends and fringe.
Dimensions W-3.25 inches
Owned Augustus M. Smith
Owner Regiment Gregg's 1st South Carolina Infantry
Event Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Provenance Lt. Col. Augustus Marshall Smith of Gregg's 1st South Carolina Infantry wore this red sash as part of his Confederate uniform during the war. He was mortally wounded at the battle of Gaines Mill.
People Smith, Augustus Marshall
Search Terms Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Subjects uniforms
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries