Sword belt worn by Henry Gansevoort

Sword belt worn by Henry Gansevoort

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Description (Brief)
Regulation United States Army sword belt worn by Henry S. Gansevoort while Colonel of the 13th New York Cavalry, from 1863-1865, during the American Civil War. The brown leather belt has two straps, each with two round gold metal buttons, and a rectangular gold and silver metal buckle with eagle and wreath design.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Belt
Other Terms
Belt; Man; Army; Officer
associated date
1863-1865
wearer
Gansevoort, Henry S.
Physical Description
leather (belt material)
metal (buckle material)
Measurements
overall: 34 in x 4 in x 1 in; 86.36 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AF.12833
catalog number
12833
accession number
53757
Credit Line
Mrs. Abraham Lansing
subject
Civil War
Army
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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