|Description||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.|
|Owned||J. W. Davies (tentative); William W. Davies|
|Provenance||The foil came from the J. W. Davies collection. Davies raised a company of sharpshooters detailed for special duty along the James River. His son William W. Davies served as messenger to Jefferson Davis.|
Davies, John W.
Davies, William W.