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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.05.00088a
Description Metal scabbard. For sword (.88).
Owned Edward Owen
Owner Regiment 1st Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans
SS Bermuda
Made S. Isaac Campbell and Company
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance This sword and scabbard belonged to Capt. Edward Owen who served in the Washington Artillery from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was wounded at Drury's Bluff and Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg.

"Sword came in on the cargo of arms on the S.S. Bermuda which ran the blockade from England to Charleston in 1862".

The Bermuda actually arrived in Savannah, Georgia, in autumn 1861.
People Owen, Edward
Search Terms Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades
imports
soldiers