Bible used during Vietnam War by soldier Thomas Smith

Published by
Unidentified
Owned by
Smith, Thomas, American, died 1987
Medium
leather with ink on paper
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 6 x 2 in. (19.1 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm)
Type
Bibles
Place used
Viet Nam, Asia
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
early 20th century
Description
Bible with a black leather cover. The cover is very worn and all markings and lettering has faded away. The pages are very brittle and deteriorating. The title and copyright pages are missing as are several others. Many pages are out of order and are dog-eared.
Topic
African American
Local and regional
Military
Religion
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Devlin Culliver
Object number
2012.163.4
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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