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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00757
Description Non-regulation eagle-pommel sword: straight single-edged blade without taper and clipped point; brass "S" guard, large eagle's head pommel with beak pierced for sword knot(?); grip missing exposing tang of blade stamped "C [ ]ROST". No scabbard.
Dimensions L-33.5 inches
Owned Alexander Barclay Guigon
Owner Regiment 1st & 2nd Cos., Richmond Howitzers Virginia Artillery; Capt. Marmaduke Johnson's Co. Virginia Artillery, "Jackson Flying Artillery"
Made C. Trost
Provenance Capt. Alexander Barclay Guigon used this sword during the war.
People Guigon, Alexander Barclay
Subjects edged weapon