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Object Name Knot, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00428b
Description Leather sword knot. For sword (.428) with scabbard (.428a).
Owned James Ellett
Owner Regiment Crenshaw Virginia Artillery
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Fredericksburg
Provenance Lt. James Ellett used this sword while commanding Crenshaw Artillery during the Battle of Fredricksburg, December 13, 1862, at which time he was killed by an exploding enemy shell.
People Ellett, James
Search Terms Battle of Fredericksburg
Subjects dead persons
soldiers
Casualties, War
War casualties