US Army Model 1860 cavalry saber and scabbard
Description United States Army Cavalry Model 1860 saber (.A) and scabbard (.B) used by Colonel Ozora Pierson Stearns of the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Regiment and later the commander of the 39th United States Colored Infantry Regiment. The saber's blade is curved and single-edged. The hilt, with a half-basket type hand guard, is brass with leather-wrapped grips. The scabbard is iron with two suspension rings and an asymmetrical drag. Made by Mansfield and Lamb of Forestdale, Rhode Island.
Quantity 1 set items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 41 1/8 inches length (overall)
34 7/8 inches length (blade)
2 1/8 inches width (blade)
Nomenclature Saber
Scabbard
Creation Made by: Mansfield and Lamb
Made in Forestdale, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Stearns, Ozora Pierson
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 9th (1862-1865)
Made in Forestdale, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Used in Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States
Used during Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Armament. Accessories
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: 1863 (Date stamped)
Content: 1861 - 1865

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8707.2.A,B

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