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Object Name Buckle, Belt
Catalog Number 0985.13.00416a
Description Two piece, cast brass, Virginia State seal surrounded by a wreath.
Owned William A. Wright
Owner Regiment 55th Virginia, Co. F, "Essex Sharpshooters"
Event Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm
Provenance This sword belt and belt plate were worn by Captain William A. Wright, Co. F, 55th Virginia, "Essex Sharpshooters." A ball passed through his body and canteen when he was killed at Frazier's Farm after taking a Federal battery of five artillery pieces on top of the hill, June 30, 1862.
People Wright, William A.
Search Terms Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm / Frazier's Farm / Charles City Crossroads / Nelson's Farm / New Market Road / Riddell's Shop
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties