Breadbag for haversack

Object Number: 
1937.258
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. ( 26 x 32.1 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: bag front: "Chs A Schermerhorn."/Co. G"
Description: 
Cotton breadbag for haversack; white canvas bag with four slots that fasten to buttons on inside of haversack; handwritten mark on front of bag.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this bag was part of a haversack that was used by Charles A. Schermerhorn while a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group