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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.00.00103
Description U. S. Officer's Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; etched American eagle and "US" with gilt decoration, "Tiffany / & Co / New York", reverse ricasso stamped "Collins & Co / Hartford / Conn"; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel, floral decorations at distal ends of branches; wood grip with remnants of shagreen covering and twisted brass wire. With metal scabbard (.103a).
Owned Unknown
Made Collins and Company, Hartford, CT
Provenance This sword is one of four dug up on the estate of Col. Stuart Morgan in Albemarle County, Virginia, sometime prior to their donation in 1948.
Search Terms found on battlefield
Subjects sword
edged weapon