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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00788
Description Confederate Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back and single fuller, lower third of blade missing; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel, quillon broken off; wood grip (leather missing) and wound in brass wire, banded brass ferrule. No scabbard.
Dimensions L-25.5 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Owner Regiment unknown
Made Unknown
Event None
Provenance This sword was found on a battlefield near Richmond, Virginia in August 1892.
Search Terms found on battlefield
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects edged weapon