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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.09.00088a
Description Leather scabbard with brass mounts. For sword (.88).
Dimensions L-35 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Coulaux & Cie
Provenance A North Carolina captain captured this sword and scabbard during the war at an unnamed battle.

Possible history: "This sword belonged to a Captain who died in the hospital at Yorktown Va. early in 1861 from wounds received in an ambush attack made by Yankees on Dreux's Command." [see file for documentation]
People unidentified Confederate officer (tentative)
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects hospitals (tentative)