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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.03.00074a
Description Steel scabbard with two suspension rings and drag. For sword (.74).
Dimensions L-39.5 inches
Owned William G. Waller; Jefferson Davis
Made Fabrica Toledo
Provenance This sword was presented to Jefferson Davis early in the war. He presented it to his brother-in-law, Capt. William G. Waller, who wore this sword and scabbard during the war. William Waller was married to Varina Davis's (Mrs. Jefferson Davis) sister, Jennie.
People Waller, William G.
Davis, Jefferson