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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Qualls Tibbs, American, 1836 - 1922  Search this
27th Infantry Regiment, United States Colored Troops, American, 1864 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (2.9 x 2.9 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
tags
Date:
1864 - 1865
Description:
A circular brass tag inscribed with QUALLS / TIBBS on one side and 27 / USCT on the other. The inscription was stamped using individual letter and number dies. There are two holes through the tag above and below the inscription.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.4.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51651aad5-d140-47a8-adcf-dcb49651b5d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.4.6