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1st Minnesota soldier's bayonet sheath
Description Leather bayonet sheath carried by Mathew Marvin during the Civil War. First Sergeant Mathew Marvin served with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K. Marvin was mustered into the regiment on April 29, 1861, and was wounded three times; at Bull Run, Harrison's Landing, and Gettysburg, before being mustered out on May 5, 1864.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 41 centimeters length
Nomenclature Scabbard
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Marvin, Sergeant Mathew
United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Accessories
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Body Armor
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1864

Notes This is an example of an armament accessory used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6390.3