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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.03.00004
Description Confederate Foot Officer's sword after Model 1850 U.S. Foot Officer's Sword; slightly curved, single-edged blade with single broad fuller, blade stamped "Dufilho / N. Orleans"; gilded brass hilt with guard decorated with pierced design of floral sprays, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot near pommel which is decorated on forward edge with rosette and floral sprays; wood grip covered in leather, wire wrap missing. No scabbard.
Dimensions L-32.5 inches
Owned Fred D. Dismukes
Owner Regiment 13th Georgia Infantry, Co. I
Made Dufilho, New Orleans, Louisiana
Provenance Capt. Fred D. Dismukes used this sword during the war. He served in Co. I, 13th Georgia Infantry, part of Gordon's Brigade. Dismukes came from Griffin, Georgia.
People Dismukes, Frederick Daniel
Subjects edged weapon