Civil War Officer’s Haversack, Identified to Major Alexander S. Marshall, 7th West Virginia Cavalry – Inventory Number: LEA 282
Rare, identified haversack with painted unit designation, name and saber insignia of the U.S. Cavalry. Housed in a very old museum walnut case with original label. Includes Marshall's archive records. Walnut case measures 20 inches x 21 inches x 4 ½ inches.
Alexander S. Marshall:
Enlisted on 11/27/1861 as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 11/27/1861 he mustered into Field & Staff WV 7th Infantry
He Resigned on 11/22/1862
* 1st Lieut 11/27/1861 (1st Lieut & Adjutant)
Inventory Number: LEA 282