sword http://ripr.org en Stolen Civil War Sword on its Way Back to Brown University http://ripr.org/post/stolen-civil-war-sword-its-way-back-brown-university <p>Nearly 30 years after it disappeared from the university’s collection, a federal judge in Virginia has ruled that the Civil War sword must be returned to Brown.</p><p>The sword belonging to Col. Rush Hawking was reported stolen back in 1977.</p><p></p><p>The ruling tracks the sword’s journey over the decades through at least four private collections.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:20:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 16808 at http://ripr.org Stolen Civil War Sword on its Way Back to Brown University