For Cut And Thrust

This fighting blade, called a Model 1850, was carried by both Union and Confederate infantry officers. Southerners found great numbers of them stockpiled in local arsenals during the secession crisis. Many of these swords were carried throughout the conflict and were then taken home as souvenirs.

Barrel lug

Grip

Brass hilt

Collapsing rear sight

Brass hand guard

Hammer.

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