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Name Davies, John W.
Born 3/12/1818
Birthplace Liverpool, England
Father John Woodburn Davies
Nationality Welsh / English
Spouse Nancy P. Davies
Children William W. Davies

Associated Records

Image of BUST - Jefferson F. Davis

BUST - Jefferson F. Davis

Plaster bust of Jefferson Davis. Head turned slightly to its right. The artist's signature and date, "F. Volck / 1862", are on the base.

CARTRIDGE PACKAGE -

The cartridge package is a wooden box with five conical slots ending in small holes. A paper label attached to one face reads "33."

PERCUSSION CAP -

The green paper label in the top reads "250 metal-lined caps made expressly for Colt's Pt. belt and pocket pistols."

FOIL -

Fencing foil.

FOIL -

Fencing foil.

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SCHLAGER -

German schlager with double edged straight blade ending in a spear point; sheet iron guard with remains of leather pad on interior and leather finger loop; iron basket hilt composed of five round bars curving fron guard and terminating at metal pommel; wooden grip.

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SWORD -

Model 1860 U. S. Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip with swell in the center covered in leather, wire wrap missing; branches badly bend; blade heavily corroded. No scabbard.

RIFLED-MUSKET -

Springfield, model 1842 rifled-musket, muzzle-loading rifled-musket with a ramrod. "1849" is stamped on the lockplate, and "BMH" is carved into the stock.

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Pouch, Cap -

U.S. Model 1850 cap pouch: black leather with double flap, remains of sheepskin lining; brass finial; two belt loops sewn to back. Old museum label "33" attached to outer flap.

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Flask, Powder -

The powder flask consists of tin, enameled in dark red-brown. It has a screw top, brass rings on either side, an oval brass plate, and a paper label. The brass plate is stamped, "Hazard Powder Co / Hazardsville / Conn." The paper label reads, "Hazards / Kentucky Rifle Gun Powder." Empty, or nearly so. Marked in white paint, "33". This flask is associated with another, identical to it (.1253).

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Flask, Powder -

The powder flask consists of tin, enameled in dark red-brown. It has a screw top, brass rings on either side, and a paper label; no oval brass plate (like .1252). The paper label reads, "Hazards / Kentucky Rifle Gun Powder." Marked in white paint, "33". This flask contains powder. This flask is associated with another, identical to it (.1252).

Flask, Powder -

The powder flask consists of copper with brass fittings, having no decoration or stopper.

Flask, Powder -

The powder flask consists of tin with a stamped thistle design, brass fittings, and rings.

Flask, Powder -

The powder flask consists of very ornate brass with a stamped design of crossed rifles, fauna, accoutrements, and horn on the front. A rider and bull are stamped on the back. The flask has a rawhide leather sling.

Horn, Powder -

The powder horn has a wooden base and a cord sling.

SHOT POUCH -

The shot pouch is made of leather with brass fittings and an iron buckle. The pouch is full of shot.

SHOT POUCH -

The shot pouch is made of leather with brass fittings and an iron buckle.

PERCUSSION CAP -

Cylindrical tin with lid contains 21 copper percussion caps.

PERCUSSION CAP -

Cylindrical tin has a lid with cut sides and contains 7 caps.

PERCUSSION CAP -

Cylindrical tin container with lid; paper label on the lid reads: "Hick's Anti Corrosive Percussion Caps/ No. 61/ Manu'd by Amer. Flask & Cap Co. Waterbury Ct./ 250" on a label on lid. The tin contains 34 caps.