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Object Name Scabbard, Dagger
Catalog Number 0985.13.00363b
Description Red leather sheath with white metal throat and tip. For dagger (.363).
Dimensions L-9 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Unknown
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance A dagger found by a citizen of Centreville, Va. on the line of the Federal retreat, July 22, 1861, the day after the battle of First Manassas. Given to the donor by the person who found it.
People unidentified Union soldier
unidentified citizen of Centreville, Virginia
Search Terms found on battlefield
Subjects Retreats, Military