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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00730
Description Model 1840 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with flat back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip leather and wire missing. Metal scabbard (.730a) with two suspension rings and large drag.
Dimensions L-43 inches
Owned Thomas P. Carter
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Cavalry, Co. G, "Amelia Troop"
Provenance Pvt. Thomas P. Carter used this sword and scabbard during the war.
People Carter, Thomas P.
Subjects edged weapon