Fragment of leather belt worn by Henry S. Gansevoort

Fragment of leather belt worn by Henry S. Gansevoort

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Description
Fragment of leather sword belt worn by Henry S. Gansevoort while an officer in the US Volunteers during the American Civil War. The belt is adorned with nine metal fasteners stamped to resemble lion's heads, and has metal clasps.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Belt
Other Terms
Belt; Man; Militia
associated date
1861 - 1865
user
Gansevoort, Henry S.
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
metal (fasteners material)
Measurements
overall: 51 in x 3 in x 1 in; 129.54 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AF.12838
catalog number
12838
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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