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Silas Byrd, 10th VA Cavalry Handkerchief

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Byrd 10th VA Cavalry Handkerchief

We are excited to offer the next handkerchief in our line of mid-19th Century reproduction handkerchiefs.  This one is the Silas Byrd handkerchief, and he served with Company K of the 10th Virginia Cavalry.  It measures 18x24 and is cotton.  The original is in the possession of his family in Virginia and permission was given by them to reproduce this handkerchief.  It is a stunning pattern and unlike anything we have done previously, as you can see.  This hanky was carried by Byrd during his service with the 10th Virginia Cavalry, and his enlistment records show he served from May 1862 at least through November of 1863, and was present with the regiment at the Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, and Bristoe.  He was subsequently discharged due to disability.   This is a great piece of history and unique in so many ways!

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  • 5
    Silas Byrd, 10th Virginia Cavalry handkerchief

    Posted by Nighthawk on 3rd Dec 2022

    Excellent quality, vivid colors, very unique pattern

  • 4
    Really nice handkerchief

    Posted by Matt on 12th Oct 2022

    Nice quality handkerchief, good size, and I appreciated the research in the design.

  • 5
    Great quality

    Posted by Love the cotton ones on 22nd Jul 2022

    Love the cotton handkerchiefs you put out are great for everyday use

  • 5
    Silas Byrd, 10th VA. Cavalry

    Posted by Allan Becton on 6th May 2022

    Another fine handkerchief to have! This one is set apart from the other handkerchiefs SUM offers. The colors are very vivid and to me, it's an overall beauty.

  • 5
    Silas Byrd, 10th VA cavalry Handkerchief

    Posted by on 22nd Jul 2021

    the design on this handkerchief is different from the symetrical designs on most other CW handkerchiefs. It is unique. The colors are bright and vibrant. I really like it. erth

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