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Sword - Civil War., 01/01/1861-12/31/1865

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 4
Identifier: 71847

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

One series only.


  • 01/01/1861-12/31/1865

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From the Collection: 13 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Shelf Location


Container Summary

1 sword and scabbard, much used, probably General Horace Porter's "working" sword during the Civil War.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

PORTER, HORACE - SWORD (1861-1865): Object

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057