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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00781a
Description Metal scabbard with brass mounts. For sword (.781).
Dimensions L-38.5 inches
Owned Eugene B. Pendleton; unidentified Union officer
Owner Regiment Union officer: 42nd Massachusetts Infantry, USA

Pendleton: Brigade Commissary - Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder's Staff
Made Creator unknown, Foreign Manufacturing -- V. Price\dealer
Event Battle of Galveston
Provenance Maj. Eugene B. Pendleton captured this sword and scabbard from an officer in the 42nd Massachusetts Infantry under Gen. Benjamin Butler at the Battle of Galveston, Texas on July 1, 1863. (Details of capture in file.)
People Pendleton, Eugene B.
unidentified Union officer
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
Battle of Galveston