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US Army officer's Model 1850 sword
Description United States Army Staff and Field Officer's Model 1850 sword. The etched sword has a slightly curved, single-edged blade and a Phrygian helmet type brass hilt with fishskin grips bound with brass wire. The sword was used during the Civil War by Adjutant Alonzo Putnum Connolly of the 6th Minnesota Volunteer Regiment. C. Collins & Company supplied the blade to Tiffany and Company, who made the hilt and did the etching.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38 3/8 inches length overall
31 3/4 inches length blade
1 1/8 inches width blade
Nomenclature Sword
Creation Made by: C. Collins & Company
Made by: Tiffany & Co.
Issued by: United States Army, 6th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)
Made in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Made in New York, New York, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Connolly, Adjutant Alonzo Putnam
Made in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Made in New York, New York, United States
Used in Civil War
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: 1862 Date stamped
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Content: Not earlier than 1850 Model year
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 75.51.1