US Army officer's Model 1850 sword
75.51.1
75.51.1, detail

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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. It was used during the Civil War by Adjutant Alonzo Putnum Connolly of the 6th Minnesota Volunteer Regiment. C. Collins and Company supplied the blade to Tiffany and Company, who made the hilt and did the etching, 1862.
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 & Co.
Made by: Tiffany & Company
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 6th (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 during Civil War
Used in 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)
Content: 1861 - 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 75.51.1

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