Sword Presentation, Scabbard Inscribed "Presented by Gen. Washington to Gen. Benj. Lincoln"

Sword Presentation, Scabbard Inscribed "Presented by Gen. Washington to Gen. Benj. Lincoln"

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Description (Brief)
Sword presented by George Washington to Gen. Benjamin Lincoln
Description
Sword, scabbard, and sword knot
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sword
sword
Other Terms
Sword; Edged Weapons; Commemorative
associated person
Lincoln, Benjamin
Washington, George
associated place
France
Measurements
overall: 40 3/4 in; 103.505 cm
blade: 34 5/8 in; 87.9475 cm
scabbard: 34 1/4 in; 86.995 cm
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.715 cm x 87.63 cm
overall, sword: 2 3/4 in x 4 in x 40 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm x 103.505 cm
ID Number
AF.65515M
catalog number
65515M
accession number
227808
American Revolution
Yorktown Campaign
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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