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Object Name Case, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.03.00020b
Description Mahogany case with green and off-white burlap and red velvet lining. For sword (.20) and scabbard (.20a).
Dimensions L-35 inches
Owned Josiah Tattnall
Owner Regiment Commander - South Carolina & Georgia Naval Defenses
Commander - Virginia Defenses and CSS Virginia
Commander, Georgia Naval Defenses
Commander, Savannah Station, Georgia
Made Baldwin and Company (manufacturer) ; Clarke, Rachet and Company (retailer)
Event Mexican War / Mexican-American War
Provenance The State of Georgia presented this presentation sword and scabbard in case to Capt. Josiah Tattnall for gallantry during the Mexican War. He used them during the Civil War.
People Tattnall, Josiah R. F.
Search Terms Battle of Hampton Roads
Confederate States Navy
Mexican War (Mexican-American War)
Subjects navy