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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.10.00166a
Description Leather scabbard with brass mounts, drag missing, throat badly dented, possibly hit by bullet; scabbard broken. For sword (.166).
Dimensions L-38.5 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier ; J. B. Moore
Made Ames Manufacturing Company, Chicopee, Massachusetts
Event Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Provenance The sword and scabbard was taken by J. B. Moore from a dead Federal infantry sergeant on the battlefield at Second Manassas. The dents on the scabbard and under the hilt show the ball's route of passage before entering the soldier's body.
People unidentified Union soldier
Moore, J. B.
Search Terms Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
found on battlefield
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items struck by bullets
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties