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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.11.00085
Description Confederate Cavalry Saber modelled after U.S. M1840 Dragoon Saber: curved single-edged blade with rounded back and single unstopped fuller; brass hilt of two branches and knuckle bow flowing from oval guard into pommel; wood grip covered in leather and single of strand wire. Metal scabbard (.85a) with two suspension rings and drag.
Dimensions L-39 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Unknown, CSA
Event Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River
Provenance Captured during the Battle of Murfreesboro.

[Exact history unknown; believed captured by a Union soldier from a Confederate soldier, as the sword is a Confederate make.]
People unidentified Union soldier
unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River (tentative)
First Battle of Murfreesboro (tentative)
items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
United States Army
Subjects edged weapon