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Captain Will Farley wrote his mother following the Battle of Williamsburg, Went into the 19th Miss. Regt.—then on picket in front of the enemy killed four men before the battle commenced; one of them Capt. of the 47th N.Y. Have his sword, a fine one.

The sword captured from the captain of the 47th New York was passed down in the Farley family. In 1923, following much research, and as an act or reconciliation, the Farley family returned the sword to the descendants of the captain of the 47th New York.
However, …