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Catalog Number 7685-1-(2)
Title Scabbard, Military; U.S. Cavalry Officers, Model 1872
Object Name Scabbard
Description Iron alloy scabbard with a asymetrical copper alloy dag and two copper alloy bands with hanging rings. The bands are decorated with a leaf pattern. The throat is alos copper alloy
Year Range from 1872
Year Range to 1902
Culture American
Material iron alloy, copper alloy
Length (in) 36
People Bratt, John Peter
Search Terms Nebraska National Guard
Event Spanish-American War
History This saber was used by Colonel John P. Bratt. Bratt was commander of the First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. He joined the National Guard in 1881. He served in the Philippines in 1888. This is not a presentation sword,
Credit line Wishart, Mrs. Joseph S. (Lourene)
Collection Wishart, Mrs. Joseph S. (Lourene)