|Description||Model 1840 U. S. Light Artillery Saber: single-edged curved blade with single broad fuller, stamped "U.S. / W.O. / 1862" and "AMES MFG CO / CHICO[PEE / MASS]"; brass hilt formed from knuckle bow terminating in disc quillon, flared pommel; wood grip covered with leather and wound with remains of twisted brass wire. No scabbard.|
|Owned||James R. Taylor|
|Made||Ames Manufacturing Company|
|Provenance||James R. Taylor of New Kent County, Virginia used this sword during the war.|
Taylor, James R.