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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.04.00030
Description Model 1840 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with flat back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; ricasso stamped on reverse "P.S. Justice / Philada", brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip covered in remains of leather and twisted brass wire. With scabbard (.30a) and belt (.30b).
Dimensions L-43 inches
Owned Alverton C. Wrenn
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Co. C
Made Philip S. Justice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Provenance This sword and scabbard belonged to Alverton C. Wrenn, who was in Co. C, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, under Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan.
People Wrenn, Alverton C.
Subjects edged weapon