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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.05.00091a
Description Leather scabbard with brass mounts, drag missing; blade frozen in scabbard. For sword (.91).
Dimensions L-33 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier; William Crumm Darrah Vaught, Sr.
Owner Regiment 5th Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans
Made Collins and Company, Hartford, Connecticut
Event Surrender at Citronelle, Mississippi, May 4, 1865
Provenance 1st Lt. W.C.D. Vaught (William Crumm Darrah Vaught, Sr.) captured this sword and scabbard from Federal troops in 1862. He was paroled at Meridian, Mississippi, in 1865.
People unidentified Union soldier
Vaught, William Crumm Darrah, Sr.
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Surrender at Citronelle, Mississippi, May 4, 1865
Subjects surrenders