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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.09.00071
Description Non-regulation Militia Non-commissioned Officer's sword; straight, double-edged blade etched with floral sprays, military trophies, stand of flags and eagle; brass cruciform hilt composed of flat cross guards and oval cylinder from which shell langets project over blade; helmet pommel; reeded bone grip. Leather scabbard (.71a) with brass mounts with frog button.
Dimensions L-32 inches
Owned William Dienstbach
Owner Regiment 18th North Carolina State Troops, Co. A
2nd North Carolina Artillery, Co. C (1st)
13th Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery, Co. C
Made Unknown
Provenance Pvt. William Dienstbach carried this sword and scabbard.
People Dienstbach, William
Subjects edged weapon