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Silver pocket watch of Col. Austin M. Standish, Missouri State Guard (Confederate)

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Identifier: 1916-045-0003

Title: Silver pocket watch of Col. Austin M. Standish, Missouri State Guard (Confederate)

Description: Silver pocket watch carried by Col. Austin M. Standish of the Missouri State Guard (Confederate) during the battle of Wilson's Creek. The watch potentially saved Standish's life when it was struck by an enemy bullet and completely blown apart.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: between 1851 - 1857

Type(s): Watch, Pocket

Maker/Creator: Howard and Davis Denison

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America
Battles

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