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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.10.00031
Description Fragment of a wool blanket, brown with blue stripes.
Material Fabric/Wool
Dimensions W-1.75 L-6.25 inches
Owned Elbert Bland
Owner Regiment 7th South Carolina Infantry, Co. H
Event Battle of Chickamauga
Provenance Lt. Col. Elbert Bland carried the blanket from which this segment came during the Mexican War and the Civil War. He was killed at Chickamauga.
People Bland, Elbert
Search Terms Battle of Chickamauga
Mexican War (Mexican-American War)
Subjects Blankets
Bedspreads
dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties