|Description||Confederate Foot Officer's Sword: slightly curved, single edged blade with single broad fuller, leather cushion; brass hilt pierced with floral sprays and rosettes, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot near pommel which is decorated on forward edged with floral sprays, leather covered wood grip wound with single strand of wire. Leather scabbard (.78a) with brass mounts, upper suspension ring missing.|
|Owned||W. H. Powell|
|Owner Regiment||17th North Carolina State Troops, Co. I|
|Made||Boyle and Gamble, Richmond, Virginia, CSA|
|Event||surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865|
|Provenance||Capt. W. H. Powell used this sword and scabbard during the war. He served in Co. I, 17th North Carolina State Troops.|
Powell, W. H.
surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865