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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00737a
Description Metal scabbard with large drag and brass mounts. For sword (.737).
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Made Unknown
Event evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Provenance This sword and scabbard were found in a house located at 529 Fourth Street, Richmond, Virginia in March 1891. Repairs were being made to a ceiling where the items were discovered, probably after being hidden there during the evacuation in April 1865.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms items hidden from Union soldiers
Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Richmond, Virginia