Compass belonging to William R. Marshall

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Titles Compass belonging to William R. Marshall
Description Compass carried by William R. Marshall of the 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and the Civil War. Marshall would later be elected Governor of Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 5/8 inches width
2 5/8 inches length
3/4 inch depth
Nomenclature compass (direction indicator)
Materials wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Subjects Owned/used by: Marshall, William Rainey
Used during: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Approximately 1862 - Approximately 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2014.3.1 (Accession Number)

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