|Object Name||Scabbard, Sword|
|Description||Metal scabbard. For sword (.88).|
1st Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans
|Made||S. Isaac Campbell and Company|
|Event||Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg|
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.
Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg