|Description||Model 1860 U. S. Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; ricasso stamped "US / ADK / 1863" on obverse, "Ames Mfg Co / Chicopee / Mass" on reverse; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip with swell in the center covered in leather and wound in twisted brass wire. Metal scabbard (.79a) with two suspension rings and large drag, spring swivel hook attached to upper ring.|
|Owned||Edward M. Scott|
22nd North Carolina State Troops, Co. G, "Caswell Rifles"
1st North Carolina State Troops, Co. D
|Made||Ames Manufacturing Company|
|Event||Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks|
|Provenance||Capt. Edward M. Scott carried this sword and scabbard during the war. It was presented to him for gallant conduct during the Battle at Seven Pines, where he was mortally wounded. Scott was discharged on June 11, 1863 due to disability from wounds received at Seven Pines. He died later in 1863 at Hillsboro, North Carolina.|
Scott, Edward M.
Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries