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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.02.00076a
Description Model 1840 U. S. Light Artillery Saber: single-edged curved blade with single broad fuller, stamped "U.S. / ADK / 1862" obverse ricasso and "[AMES MFG] CO / CHICOPEE / MASS" on reverse ricasso, leather cushion; brass hilt formed from knuckle bow terminating in disc quillon, flared pommel; wood grip covered with leather and wound with remains twisted brass wire. Metal scabbard (.76b) with two suspension rings and drag.
Dimensions W-5 L-39.5 D-1.25 inches
Owned Edward A. Perry
Owner Regiment 2nd Florida Infantry, Co. A
Made Ames Manufacturing Company
Provenance Brig. Gen. Edward Aylesworth Perry used this sword and scabbard during the war.
People Perry, Edward Aylesworth
Subjects edged weapon