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Object Name Dagger
Catalog Number 0985.06.00089, a
Description Dagger: double-edged blade of diamond cross section with stopped ricasso, engraved "I*XL"; white metal cross guard cast with foliate pattern; two-piece bone (antler) handle with inset brass plaque; leather sheath with metal throat and fluted metal tip; leather embossed "I*XL".
Dimensions W-0.875 L-9.312 inches
Owned William I. Rasin
Owner Regiment 1st Maryland Cavalry, Co. E
Made C. Wosterholm and Son
Provenance Capt. William I. Rasin of Co. E, 1st Maryland Cavalry, owned and used this dagger during the war.
People Rasin, William Independence