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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00816a
Description Leather scabbard with gilded brass mounts, "Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass" stamped on reverse of upper mount; remains of leather belt slings on both suspension rings. For sword (.816).
Dimensions L-37 inches
Owned Harrison Ball Tomlin
Owner Regiment 53rd Virginia Infantry
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Provenance Col. H. Ball Tomlin owned this sword and scabbard during the war.
People Tomlin, Harrison Ball