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Object Name Case, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00780d
Description Wooden presentation case with blue velvet lining. Hinged lid. For sword (.780) with two scabbards (.780a-b) and sword knot (.780c).
Owned Robert B. Pegram
Owner Regiment CSS Nashville
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Provenance The Commonwealth of Virginia presented this sword and scabbards to Lt. Robert B. Pegram for gallant services rendered in the China Seas in August 1855. Lt. Pegram resigned from the U.S. Navy when the Civil War started and took command of the CSS Nashville.
People Pegram, Robert Baker
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Navies
Naval personnel