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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.00.00102
Description Model 1860 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; reverse ricasso stamped "Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass", leather cushion; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip covered in leather, brass wire wrap missing. No scabbard.
Owned Unknown
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Provenance This sword is one of four dug up on the estate of Col. Stuart Morgan in Albemarle County, Virginia, sometime prior to their donation in 1948.
Search Terms found on battlefield
Subjects Edged weapon