|Description||Confederate Foot Officer's Sword; slightly curved blade etched with crossed cannon, flags, stand of arms and floral sprays; leather cushion; brass hilt with single branch flowing from guard into knuckle bow with two smaller connecting branches; knuckle bow pierced near pommel for sword knot; plain flared pommel; grip wrapped in black leather wound with single strand of brass wire. Leather scabbard (.145a) with brass mounts.|
|Owned||Maxwell T. Clarke|
21st Virginia Infantry, Co. F
Commander, Richmond Navy Yard and in James River Squadron
|Made||Boyle and Gamble, Richmond, Virginia, CSA|
|Provenance||Capt. Maxwell Troax Clarke used this sword and scabbard during the war.|
Clarke, Maxwell T.
Confederate States Navy