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Catalog Number 00.21.3
Object Name Haversack
Description US Infantry haversack; khaki, canvas; leather strap attached to 2 brass hooks on back; no stamping on leather. Black print on flap - front: bugle design 5/US/Cal./Vols.; other faint numbers under bugle; J.J. written on inside pocket; flap underside: crossed rifles & C/N/J/5th; and some faint names & such on flap crease. Main flap has 1 strap/buckle for tiedown w/ 3 eyelets; inside has pocket w/1 rawhide small/broken strip sewn to pocket edge & body; all edges are trimmed in light tan material.
Date 1878
Search Terms Spanish American War, Fifth Cavalry
Other Name Backpack, Knapsack
Collection Military
Provenance Used by donor for re-enactments.