|Description||Non-regulation Eagle Head Officer's Saber: curved single-edged blade with flat back and single stopped fuller, etched and engraved with floral sprays and military trophies, remnants of gilt decoration; brass reverse P hilt with langet cast with American eagle on obverse side, quillon terminates in disc, knuckle bow cast with floral designs; eagle's head pommel, backstrap cast with floral pattern; polished wooden grip with cross-hatch pattern and parallel lines, ferrule at base of grip. No scabbard.|
|Owned||R. T. Knight|
|Event||Battle of Drewry's Bluff / Fort Darling|
|Provenance||R. T. Knight found this sword on the battlefield near Drewry's Bluff twenty-five years after the war ended (ca. 1887).|
Knight, R. T.
Battle of Drewry's Bluff / Fort Darling
found on battlefield