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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00754b
Date 1862
Description Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag. For sword (.754a).
Dimensions L-41 inches
Owned Lewis A. George
Owner Regiment 30th Virginia Infantry, Co. E
Made Providence Tool Company
Event Battle of Five Forks
Provenance Lewis A. George found this sword and scabbard on a battlefield and used them during the remainder of the war. He enlisted with the first volunteers and was killed near Five Forks, in April 1865, a few days before the fall of Richmond.
People George, Lewis A.
Search Terms Battle of Five Forks
Appomattox Campaign
found on battlefield
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties