Wood handles are riveted through the tang &. Carved E-HUMPHREYS with an X or K carved below. Humphreys enlisted with Company K of the 1st Mississippi Light Artillery on May 7th 1862. The regiment saw action throughout the entire Vicksburg campaign &.
Surrendered after the battle on July 4th 1863. The base of the blade is additionally stamped C. Double-D guard knives are exceptionally rare &. To find one of this size with history. It-really makes A choice & A great addition to any Civil War collection!Any other question please ask, my description is honest & very accurate. The item "SUPERB CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE D GUARD BOWIE KNIFE SHORT SWORD IDD MISSISSIPI" is in sale since Sunday, March 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "ericowazamono" and is located in Rego Park, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.