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Posted 2 years ago

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Norskyvint…
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This is a cherished heirloom, my great-great grandfather fought in several battles during the Civil War before his demise in 1863.

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  1. Norskyvintage, 2 years ago
    I am unsure if this is confederate or union unable to find makeers mark. It appears my great-great grrandfather night have possibly fought on both sides while tracking him on ancestry.com he was what seemed to be a professional soldier. Very confusing trying to track him but he did muster out in 1863 upon his death.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    It is a US Model 1832 artillery short sword.

    They were used during the Civil War.

    scott
  3. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 2 years ago
    It shure looks like the 1832 hilt, but there are no fullers on the blade and the blade is unmarked! Kinda strange.
  4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    The federal eagle is definately U.S. but the north did a better than average job is supplying the South with captured weapons. By the end of the war, it could have been used on either side.

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