TACWM logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Belt, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00066
Description White buff leather sword belt with brass hardware and "US" / wreath plate (circa 1845).
Dimensions L-36 inches
Owned John Quincy Marr
Owner Regiment "Warrenton Rifles" (later 17th Virginia Infantry, Co. K, "Warrenton Rifles")
Event Battle of Fairfax Court House
Provenance The sword belt was worn by Captain John Quincy Marr of the "Warrenton Rifles" as part of his militia (and later Confederate) uniform. He was killed at the battle of Fairfax Court House.
People Marr, John Quincy
Search Terms Battle of Fairfax Court House
Subjects militias
Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties