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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.00.00035
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description Cavalry Saber, Starr Contract of 1812-1813: curved single-edged blade with clipped point, obverse ricasso stamped "P / HHP / N. Starr"; iron reverse P hilt with quillon terminating in disc, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot near stylized bird's head pommel, forward end of knuckle bow stamped "P", backstrap extends to ferrule at base of grip; wooden grip covered in leather. No scabbard
Owned Unknown
Made Nathan Starr
Provenance An unnamed Confederate soldier used this sword during the war.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Subjects Edged weapon