|Description||Model 1840 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with flat back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; 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 (.775a) with two suspension rings and large drag.|
|Owned||Thomas A. McClenny|
|Owner Regiment||24th Virginia Cavalry,Co. I, "Capt. T. G. Barham's Co."|
|Made||Creator unknown, Foreign Manufacturing|
|Provenance||Sgt. Thomas A. McClenny of 24th Virginia Cavalry, Co. I, used this sword and scabbard during the war. He enlisted on August 1, 1862 at South Quay-Norfleet for three years, or duration of the war. He fought under Stonewall Jackson until the latter's death.|
McClenny, Thomas A.