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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00079a
Description Leather scabbard with brass mounts. For sword (.79) with leather sword knot (.79b).
Owned Ambrose Powell Hill [A. P. Hill]
Made W. H. Horstmann and Sons
Event Third Battle of Petersburg
Provenance Lt. Gen. Ambrose Powell Hill wore this sword and scabbard during the war. He was wearing them when he was mortally wounded on Boydton Plank Road below Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865.
People Hill, Ambrose Powell (A. P.)
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg