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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00724b
Date ca. 1850
Description Metal scabbard with brass mounts stamped on reverse top mount "Ames / Chicopee / Mass". Obverse of mounts have vine design. For Model 1850 U.S. Staff and Field Officer's Sword (.724a).
Dimensions L-39.5 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier ; Thomas Lawson Barraud
Owner Regiment 16th Virginia Infantry, Co. C, "Virginia Defenders"
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Event Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Provenance 2nd Lt. Thomas Lawson Barraud captured this sword and scabbard during the Battle of Second Manassas.
People Barraud, Thomas Lawson
unidentified Union soldier
Search Terms Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army