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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.09.00078
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.
People Powell, W. H.
Search Terms surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Subjects surrenders
edged weapon