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Object Name Belt, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.12.00004, a
Description Belt of black leather with gold thread trim. Rectangular belt plate (a) of gilded brass with applied silver wreath and Army of Tennessee pattern Confederate battle flag.
Dimensions W-2 L-38 inches
Owned John Bell Hood
Provenance This sword belt belonged to General John Bell Hood, Army of Tennessee. This particular belt plate is very rare, perhaps one of only three bearing the insignia of the Army of Tennessee.
People Hood, John Bell
Search Terms Kentucky
United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
United States Army
Army of Northern Virginia
Peninsula Campaign
Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Confederate Army
Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Georgia Campaign
Franklin-Nashville Campaign
flag imagery