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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.10.00010
Description Model 1850 U.S. Foot Officer's Sword: sword is a plain blade that was dented from the impact of a bullet fourteen inches from the throat (of the scabbard); hilt missing; relic condition. Leather scabbard (.10a) with brass mounts; missing throat; scabbard in two pieces due to the impact of the bullet; blade has punctured the drag.
Dimensions L-35.25 inches
Owned Ellison Capers
Owner Regiment 24th South Carolina Infantry
Provenance Sword of Ellison Capers.
People Capers, Ellison
Subjects edged weapon