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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Knapsack Identified to Private John Daly, Company H, 23rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

$1,968$1,600
Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Knapsack Identified to Private John Daly, Company H, 23rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, c. 1861-64, tarred canvas knapsack painted on the front flap "23D. REGT./MASS. V./JNO DALY," (one closure strap detached but with the pack), painted on the left side "CO. H" and on the right "NO. 32," with leather tabs on the top for a rolled blanket, leather shoulder straps with brass fittings, and a folder with copies of his service and pension records, ht. 14, wd. 16 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.

Note: John Daly was an 18-year-old farmer from Harvard, Massachusetts, when he enlisted on October 2, 1861. He was mustered out of service on October 13, 1864.
Estimate $800-1,200

Stenciling is a little dark but in overall very good condition considering its age.


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Keywords

John Daly, Ron Tunison