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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00143
Description Confederate sword: double-edged, straight blade with single fuller running down center of blade approximately 1/3 of its length; guard made of sheet metal forming a flat guard and tapering to form a knuckle bow which is pierced for a sword knot, pommel consists of termination of knuckle bow atop metal ferrule at back of grip which is of turned wood with ten parallel grooves; metal ferrule at base of grip. No scabbard.
Dimensions W-1.5 L-28.75 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance Tredegar Iron Works manufactured this sword, among many others, for the Confederate Army.
Search Terms Tredegar Iron Works
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Swords
edged weapon