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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.13.00374
Description Model 1850 U.S. Foot Officer's Sword: slightly curved, single-edged blade with two fullers, blade etched with floral sprays and military trophies, eagle and "US"; gilded brass hilt with guard decorated with pierced design of floral sprays and rosettes, knuckle bow pierced for sword knot near pommel which is decorated on forward edge with leaves; wood grip covered with leather and wound with twisted wire. No scabbard.
Dimensions L-35 inches
Owned Will T. Carne
Made Unknown
Provenance Will T. Carne took this sword from the battlefield of Manassas (which battle not stated).
People Carne, Will T.
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
found on battlefield
Subjects edged weapon