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Object Name POMPON
Catalog Number 0985.07.00205
Description The pompon is large white and blue cotton puff on a brass stick.
Dimensions L-7 inches
Owned William Taylor Watson
Owner Regiment 9th Mississippi Infantry, Co. B (Old), "Home Guard"
AAG - Brig. Gen. Frank Armstrong's Staff
Event Battle of Thompson's Station
Provenance Capt. William Taylor Watson wore this pompon during the war. Watson was killed in battle on March 5, 1863 at Thompson's Station in a charge on Union troops.

"A memento of William Taylor Watson."
People Watson, William Taylor
Search Terms Battle of Thompson's Station
Subjects Headgear
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties