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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.13.00787b
Description Metal scabbard with two suspension rings and large drag. For sword (.787a).
Dimensions L-43.5 inches
Owned Richard Channing Price
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Artillery, Co. D, "Richmond Howitzers" (3rd Co.)
ADC - Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Staff
AAG - Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Staff
Made Creator unknown, Foreign Manufacturing
Event Battle of Chancellorsville
Provenance Maj. Richard Channing Price used this sword and scabbard during the war. He was killed in action during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 1, 1863. He is believed to have been initially buried on the battlefield, as his remains were moved to Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond in December 1865.
People Price, Richard Channing
Search Terms Battle of Chancellorsville
Subjects Soldiers
Dead persons