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Object Name KNAPSACK
Catalog Number 0985.03.00021
Description Militia-style box knapsack: wooden frame covered in waterproofed canvas with waterproof canvas flap; russet leather shoulder and pack straps; iron roller buckles and jappaned brass hardware; inner flaps of waterproof canvas with cotton tape ties; "R. L. G. / Geo. T. Stovall" in white paint on outside bottom flap.
Dimensions H-20 W-18 L-3 inches
Owned George T. Stovall
Owner Regiment 8th Georgia Infantry, Co. A, "Rome Light Guard"
Made Unknown
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance This knapsack was used by George T. Stovall of the 8th Georgia Infantry, Co. A, "Rome Light Guard", during the Civil War. Stovall was killed during the battle of First Manassas.
People Stovall, George T.
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties