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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.10.00163
Description Confederate Officer's Cavalry Sword; straight, double-edged blade with three short fullers and engraved with military trophies, floral sprays and the motto "NO ME SAQUES SIN RAZON / NO ME EMBAINES SIN HONOR" and "Schimmelbusch"; brass half-basket hilt with three branches and knuckle bow flowing from guard and terminating at pommel which is decorated along forward edge with floral sprays; leather covered grip wound with wire, brass ferrule at base of grip. Metal scabbard (.163a) with brass mounts.
Dimensions L-44.5 inches
Owned Wade Hampton
Owner Regiment Hampton's Legion
Made Schimmelbusch, F. - Kraft, Goldschmidt, and Kraft, Solingen, Germany
Provenance The sword and scabbard was used by Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton. Sword made by Kraft, Goldschmidt, and Kraft from imported early 19th cent. Prussian blades.
People Hampton, Wade
Subjects edged weapon