|Object Name||Scabbard, Sword|
|Description||Browned steel scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag; remains of leather sling with horseshoe buckles attached to suspension rings. For sword (.72a).|
|Owned||Zacheus Ellis; Charles D. Ellis|
|Owner Regiment||1st North Carolina Heavy Artillery, Co. D, "River Guards"|
|Made||N. P. Ames|
|Provenance||Donor history maintains that this sword and scabbard were carried by Capt. Zacheus Ellis of Massachusetts during the War of 1812 (which was not possible since the weapon was not manufactured until 1839). Afterwards, his son Capt. Charles D. Ellis used the same sword and scabbard during the Civil War.|
Ellis, Charles D.