Gunner John Lord’s Sea Bag

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Title

Gunner John Lord’s Sea Bag

Subject

U.S. Navy, Military History, Second Barbary War

Description

Clothing bag belonging to Gunner John Lord, USN. He was a sailor in Decatur's squadron and participated in combat against the Algerine Pirates. This is one of the sea bags he used to store his possessions on the voyage.

Source

USS Constitution Museum: Charlestown, MA.
https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/collections-history/art-and-artifacts/textiles/sea-bag/

Date

1812-1829

Type

Naval History, United States History

Citation

“Gunner John Lord’s Sea Bag,” HST 325 - U.S. Foreign Relations to 1914 (MSU), accessed August 5, 2020, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/usforeignrelations/items/show/303.