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Object Name Stirrup
Other Name Spurs
Object Number 1879.1.12A
Collection Stafford
Description two stirrups; iron; oblong ring at bottom for foot of user; arch-like sides with oblong opening at center top for securing strap;
Date 1775
Dimensions H-5.118 W-4.921 inches
Material iron
Event Revolutionary War
Provenance one of a pair of stirrups used by Jonathan Smith, a Minuteman from Colonel Samuel Bullard's regiment of the Massachusetts" militia. Smith was killed April 19, 1775 at the battle of Lexington.
People Smith, Jonathan
Bullard, Col. Samuel
Stafford, Sarah
Search Terms Battle of Lexington
Morse Company Minutemen
Sarah Stafford
Johathan Smith
iron
MA
military equipment
horse equipment
1775