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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.03.00005a
Date ca. 1862-1865
Description Steel scabbard with brass mounts and inscription plaque; scabbard stamped "10" near throat. For sword (.3).
Dimensions L-42.5 inches
Owned George Washington Rains
Owner Regiment Commander, Augusta Gunpowder Works
Commander, Augusta munitions works
Commander, ordnance depots and arsenals in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina
Col., Augusta, Georgia local defense troops
Made Leech and Rigdon, Memphis Novelty Works, Memphis, TN
Provenance Leech & Rigdon, Memphis Novelty Works made this presentation sword and presented it to Col. George Rains.
People Rains, George Washington