|Description||Model 1840 U. S. Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with flat back and rudimentary false edge and two fullers; ricasso stamped "US/ JH" on obverse, "N.P. Ames / Cabotville /1845" on reverse; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; wood grip (leather missing) and wound in twisted brass wire. No scabbard.|
|Made||N. P. Ames|
|Event||Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek|
|Provenance||J. S. Lockett picked up this sword on his farm after the Battle of Sayler's Creek.|
Lockett, J. S.
found on battlefield