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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.02.00074
Description Non-regulation Militia Officers Sword (diplomatic style): straight blade with triangular cross section, etched with floral sprays and military trophies; brass ovoid guard cast with stand of ancient arms, stars and rosettes;quillon terminates in disc decorated with rosette; flat knuckle bow decorated with rosette and floral sprays; globular pommel with floral motifs and scroll work; mother of pearl grip wrapped in twisted brass wire. Leather scabbard (.74a) with silver (?) mounts and frog stud; scabbard in two pieces.
Dimensions L-38.25 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier; T. C. Hearn
Owner Regiment 2nd Tennessee Infantry
2nd Florida Infantry, Co. F
3rd Florida Infantry, Co. F
Made Unknown
Provenance Lt. Thomas C. Hearn captured this sword and scabbard in one of the western theater battles.
People Hearn, T. C.
unidentified Union soldier
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects edged weapon