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Object Name Haversack
Catalog Number 0985.07.00196
Description Haversack: brown leather bag with rounded bottom and welted seams; flap secured with two brass horseshoe buckles (one missing); bag lining of plain weave cotton; leather shoulder strap with brass roller buckle.
Dimensions H-10 W-13 L-40 inches
Owned Unknown
Owner Regiment Harris's Mississippi Brigade
Made Unknown
Provenance This dispatch bag was used at the Headquarters of Nathaniel Harrison Harris, commander of a Mississippi Brigade in Mahone's Division of the III Corps. Harris fought in a multitude of campaigns with the Army of Northern Virginia, including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.
People Harris, Nathaniel Harrison
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Chancellorsville