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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.01.00016
Description Confederate cavalry saber: curved single-edged blade with rounded back and single unstopped fuller, tip of blade missing; brass hilt of two branches and knuckle bow flowing from ovoid guard to plain, slightly flared pommel; wood grip covered in leather and single strand wire. With metal scabbard (.16a).
Dimensions L-42.5 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Louis Froelich, Confederate States Amory, Kenansville, NC
Event Battle of Arkansas Post / Fort Hindman
Provenance The cavalry saber and scabbard were found on the battlefield at Arkansas Post.
Subjects Edged weapon