|Object Name||Belt, Sword|
|Description||Officer's black leather sword belt with brass hardware and Virginia two-piece plate. Slings missing.|
|Dimensions||W-1.75 L-30 inches|
|Owned||William A. Wright|
|Owner Regiment||55th Virginia, Co. F, "Essex Sharpshooters"|
|Event||Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm|
This sword belt and belt plate were worn by Captain William A. Wright, Co. F, 55th Virginia, "Essex Sharpshooters." A ball passed through his body and canteen when he was killed at Frazier's Farm after taking a Federal battery of five artillery pieces on top of the hill, June 30, 1862.
Wright, William A.
Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm / Frazier's Farm / Charles City Crossroads / Nelson's Farm / New Market Road / Riddell's Shop
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