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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00323a
Date ca. 1833
Description Leather scabbard with brass mounts, "Captured on Frazier's Farm 30th June 1862 Col. W.A. / Gilliam, S.C." in white paint on scabbard. For sword (.323).
Dimensions L-37 inches
Owned William A. Gilliam
Owner Regiment 60th Virginia Infantry, Co. K
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm
Provenance Lt. Col. William Addison Gilliam owned this sword and scabbard during the war. According to the donor, he captured it at the Battle of Frazier's Farm.
People Gilliam, William Addison
unidentified Union soldier
Search Terms items captured from Union soldiers
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm / Frazier's Farm / Charles City Crossroads / Nelson's Farm / New Market Road / Riddell's Shop
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles