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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.10.00155b
Description Metal scabbard with brass mounts, engraved "Lieut. H.W. Dixon / Seven Pines / May 31st 1862". For sword (.155).
Dimensions L-38.25 inches
Owned unidentified Union officer; H. W. Dixon
Made W. H. Horstmann and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Event Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Provenance Lt. H. W. Dixon captured this sword and scabbard from a Federal officer at the Battle of Seven Pines and used it for the duration of the war.
People unidentified Union officer
Dixon, H. W.
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Peninsula Campaign