‘Housewife’ belonging to William Steves, 4th O.V.I.

rolled brown calf leather on tin can base in which spools of thread were stored, interior with 2 pockets in silk and pads for needles, unrolled it is 11″ x 4.5″, closed it is 2″ diameter with fabric pin cushion ends.


No. 232 is a needle and thread case that was used by soldier in the Civil War…This one was carried through the war by Wm. C. Stephens, 4th Ohio Infantry…

William Stephens served as a musician in Co. I, 4th O.V.I.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s