Civil War US Army Cavalry Sword -
This is a US Army cavalry sword. known as the Model 1862 for that was the year in which the design was introduced. Complete with
The scabbard is made from metal. It has two suspension rings in the upper section. These rings allowed the
soldier to carry the sword hung from the side of the uniform.
The handle is constructed from wood that has been painted black. All brass fittings which include a single
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The blade is stamped with markings on both sides of the throat. One side reads ADR 1862. The other
side is difficult to read.
The blade is curved. A typical characteristic of the swords from this time period.
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