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Catalog Number 2733-1-(2)
Title Scabbard, Military; U.S. Army, Foot Officers, Model 1850, C. Roby & Co.
Object Name Scabbard
Description Scabbard is stuck to the sword (2006-06-18). The dag, bands, and throat are all copper alloy. The dag is asymetrical. There are two bands each with one ring and a larger copper alloy band beneath them.
Date 1850-1863
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1863
Culture American
Material leather, copper alloy
Made C. Roby & Co.
Place of Origin USA: Massachusetts, West Chelmsford
Makers mark On the throat: "C. Roby & Co. W. Chelmsford Mass"
Length (in) 30
People Phillips, Rollo
Other Name Sword, Foot Officers
Event Civil War
History This sword belonged to Captain Rolla O. Phillips, Company D. 85th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Her was later chief of the Burlington Land Department. He died in Lincoln January 9, 1899.
Credit line Charles H. Gere Family Collection, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Gere, Charles H. Family
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