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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.11.00107
Date ca. 1820-1832
Description Infantry Officer's Militia Sword, 1820-1830: single-edged straight blade, remains of bluing and etched designs; shallow reverse P hilt; knuckle bow cast with floral design; quillon terminates in leave design; eagle head pommel with backstrap terminating in brass ferrule at base of grip; bone grip broken with portions missing. Brass scabbard (.107a) engraved with floral sprays.
Dimensions L-36.5 inches
Owned John Holleran
Owner Regiment 63rd Tennessee Infantry, Co. C
Provenance Sgt. John Holleran of Co. C, 63rd Tennessee Infantry, carried this sword and scabbard during the war.
People Holleran, John
Subjects edged weapon