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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.03.00173
Description Confederate Foot Officer's Sword: almost straight, single-edged blade with single stopped fuller; brass hilt of single branch with cast floral design at distal end with two smaller curved connecting branches and knuckle bow flowing from ovoid guard into pommel, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot; wooden grip covered in leather and twisted wire wrap. Leather scabbard (.173a) with brass mounts.
Owned Unknown
Made Boyle and Gamble, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance Unknown.

"Sword used in the war." (1905 catalog)
Subjects edged weapon