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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.01.00025
Description Confederate Cavalry Saber modeled after Model 1840 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and single broad unstopped fuller; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip covered in leather and wound in twisted brass wire. Metal scabbard (.25a) with two suspension rings and large drag.
Owned J. W. Mixon
Owner Regiment 33rd Arkansas Infantry, Co. G
Made Unknown
Provenance Capt. J. W. Mixon used this sword and scabbard during the war. He was a member of Co. G, 33rd Arkansas Infantry.
People Mixon, J. W.
Subjects Edged weapon