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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00742a
Date ca. 1860
Description Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and drag. For sword (.742).
Dimensions L-38 inches
Owned Julius A. DeLagnel
Owner Regiment Chief of Artillery, Brig. Gen. Robert S. Garnett's Staff
Inspector of Arsenals
Chief of Ordnance Bureau
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Provenance Col. Julius A DeLagnel (1827 - 1912) used this sword and scabbard during the war. He served as Major and Chief of Artillery to Brig. Gen. Robert Selden Garnett on July 11, 1861. DeLagnel was then appointed to Brig. Gen. of the Provisional Army of the Confederate States to rank from April 15, 1862; however, he declined the appointment on July 31, 1862. DeLagnel was Inspector of Arsenals in 1863 and Chief of the Ordnance Bureau in 1864.
People de Lagnel, Julius Adolph
Search Terms Confederate Bureau of Ordnance