|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.|
Perry, Edward A.