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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.06.00047a
Description Metal scabbard with brass mounts. For sword (.47) with sword sling (.47b).
Dimensions L-45.5 inches
Owned Bradley T. Johnson; Wade Hampton
Made Kraft, Goldschmidt, and Kraft -- F. Schimmelbusch
Event Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Provenance Brig. General Bradley Tyler Johnson owned this sword and scabbard during the war. Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton gave the sword and scabbard to him in March 1864 with the credit for saving Richmond from Union Gen. Kilpatrick's attack (February 28 - March 2, 1864).
People Johnson, Bradley Tyler
Hampton, Wade
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Subjects gifts