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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.10.00164a
Description Steel scabbard with upper suspension ring missing and large drag. For sword (.164).
Dimensions L-40.5 inches
Owned Benjamin J. Johnson
Owner Regiment Hampton's Legion
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance Benjamin J. Johnson used this sword and scabbard. According to the donor, the scabbard is dented where Johnson fell on it when killed at the Battle of First Manassas. He was struck in the head by a cannon ball and was killed instantly.
People Johnson, Benjamin Jenkins
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties