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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00778
Description Mounted Artillery Officers saber (1830-1840): wide, curved single-edged blade with swell close to tip and single wide fuller, "Winner" stamped on reverse ricasso; silvered steel reverse P hilt with quillon terminating in small disc; large eagle head pommel; bone grip incised with parallel lines, metal ferrule at base on grip; leather scabbard silvered mounts, two suspension rings and frog stud. With scabbard (.778a) attached to waist belt (.778b).
Made James Winner Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Provenance John Cary White found the sword and scabbard at "Old Mansion" in Caroline County, Virginia.

"Sword supposed to have been captured by the Confederates. Found at the Old Mansion, Caroline County, Va. by John Cary White."
People White, John Cary
Subjects edged weapon