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Object Name Purse, Change
Catalog Number 0985.02.00132
Description The change purse is a portmonie made of black leather tied together with a shoe string. The leather is very dry and damaged.
Dimensions W-4 L-2 inches
Owned James F. Tucker
Owner Regiment 2nd Florida Infantry
9th Florida Infantry, Co. D
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance Capt. James Felix Tucker carried this change purse with (same) shoe string during the war. He was shot through the thigh at the Battle of Cold Harbor.
People Tucker, James F.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor