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Colonel Edward Needles Hallowell's Sword

Date:
C. 1860s
Exhibit Description:
The hilt of the sword used by Colonel Edward Needles Hallowell of Medford and the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. The label reads, "This is a German-made infantry officer's sword." On the hilt is the following inscription: "Major E. N. Hallowell 54th. Regiment Mass Infantry."
Source:
Medford Historical Society and Museum (Massachusetts)
Attribution:
Unknown
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of Medford Historical Society & Museum
Exhibit Tags:
Edward N. Hallowell, 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment, objects, Civil War, and Medford Historical Society and Museum