Dagger and sheath (c. 1860)

19 December 2022

At the New York Historical Society.

handwritten in ink: on tag attached to object: Dagger picked / up on battlefield / during Battle of / Antietam / by Col. May H. / Stacey

Then-Lieutenant May Humphrey Stacey was Adjutant of the First Battalion, 2nd United States Infantry at Antietam.

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