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Catalog Number 83.048.1,2
Object Name Sword and Scabbard
Description Sword and scabbard, non-regulations, officer's style. Used in the Civil War. Etched panel on both sides of the blade near the hilt . Gold wash and blue floral designs. Remainder of the blade is bright steel. The hilt is brass, decorated with floral designs. Grip is leather-covered, wire-wrapped wood. The scabbard is made of leather, the throat and middle band of brass with carrying ring. Trag tip - brass. Engraved inscription. "Presented to Col. I.S. Burrell 42 Reg Ms Inf. Nov 1862 by the Officers of his Regiment"
Date 1862
Collection PERMANENT COLLECTION
Accession number 83.48
Title Sword and scabbard
Material Steel; Brass