Portable Writing Desk

Date:
c. 1861

This portable writing desk belonged to Lieut. John L Wright, Co K, 34th Pennsylvannia Volunteers. Wright, from Lancaster County, PA was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in Company K, 34th PA Regiment on May 15, 1861. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 21, 1861, and Adjutant on May 27, 1863.

Description (physical):

Wood, cloth, brass. W 51.8 cm, L 46 cm, H 13.7 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0001
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park