Identification tag for Civil War soldier Qualls Tibbs

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Tibbs, Qualls, American, 1836 - 1922
27th Infantry Regiment, United States Colored Troops, American, 1864 - 1865
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
Military
Slavery
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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

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