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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00810a
Date 1861
Description Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag. For sword (.810) and sword knot (.810b).
Dimensions L-42 inches
Owned John R. Kenly; William N. Smith
Owner Regiment Kenly: 1st Maryland Infantry (USA)

Smith: 6th Virginia Cavalry, Co. B, "Rappahannock Cavalry"
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Event Battle of Front Royal / Cedarville
Provenance William N. Smith was a Corporal in Co. B, 6th Virginia Cavalry when he captured this sword and scabbard from a Col. John R. Kenly of the 1st Maryland Infantry (U. S.) at Cedarville on May 23, 1862.
People Kenly, John R.
Smith, William N.
Search Terms Battle of Front Royal / Cedarville
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862