each overall: 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. ( 1.3 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm )
Brass arched band spurs with curved goads split in the center to hold a spiked disc; spiked screws at the center of the interior to attach spur to boot.
Gift of Mrs. R. Horace Gallatin
These spurs belonged to Lieutenant Fordham Morris (1842-1909) of the Fifth Army Corps, Artillery Brigade during the Civil War. Lieutenant Morris was the donor's father.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.