|Description||Non-regulation Mounted Artillery Officer's Saber: curved blade with single broad fuller, etched with floral sprays, military trophies and crown and shield; plated brass hilt of two branches and knuckle bow flowing into bird's head pommel which extends into backstrap and metal ferrule, quillon terminates in disc and langets extend over blade; wooden grip covered in shagreen and twisted wire. Plated brass scabbard (.64a) with two suspension rings and steel drag.|
|Owned||unidentified Union soldier; Charles F. du Bignon|
Phillips' Georgia Legion, Co. A, "Governor's Horse Guards"
26th Battalion Georgia Infantry, Co. A
|Provenance||Charles F. du Bignon captured this sword and scabbard in a skirmish with the enemy during the campaign in north west Virginia in 1862. He was then sixteen years of age. He died in camp near Dalton, Georgia, on February 11, 1864.|
DuBignon, Charles F., Jr.
unidentified Union soldier
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army