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Lucius Hubbard

Title: Sword and Scabbard
Type: Object
Date: 1898
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This sword and scabbard was given to Hubbard by the citizens of Red Wing.

Sword and Scabbard

Activities:

  1. This sword was presented to Hubbard by the citizens of Goodhue County. Why might they have done this?



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  2. The hand guard on this sword is designed for a right-handed soldier. What do you think you would have to do if you were left-handed?



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  3. The tip of the scabbard for this sword appears to have been damaged or worn down. How do you think that could have happened?



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  4. Do you think Hubbard might have actually used this sword in battle?



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