Discovered in an Atlanta Ga, area collection this Dog River Cavalry saber with a pattern 1840 or 1860 blade. The sword was period re-hilted in the fashion of the Confederate D-Guard bowie with a flat steel one piece guard and a wood handle that appears to be hickory. The blade measures 30 inches with and overall length of 35 inches. The iron blade and guard have attained a very deep chocolate patina with small areas of light corrosion of the period of use.
The grip shows use and wear but no distress or abuse. The blade edge is period sharpened with an abundance of small period nicks, battle related. This one is a good starter for a Confederate Collection. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".
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