Sword

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1855-1862

GUSN

GUSN-18334

Description

Sword in case w/ brass fixtures. Handle w/ arm guard and coiled grip. Case--black leather w/ brass pieces at each end. Top piece has belt clip. Leather seamed on one side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

swords
brass (alloy)
leather
steel (alloy)
civil wars
Steel
Brass
Leather
Civil War
SWORD

Inscription

Engraved on handle: ""R.H.K.W."" Engraved on top of sword: ""Mes Megco Chicopee Mass-- US JH""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42.5 x 5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.372AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)