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Sword

Date:
1840
Description:
Union non-commissioned officer's sword; single edged steel straight blade; brass handle; brass hand guard at hilt and also stretching from hilt to base of handle; engraved on blade at hilt is "HORSTMAN// & SONS" along with another word below that cannot be read;
Subject:
Horstman & Sons, Civil War, Army, non-commissioned officer
Partner:
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Part of:
Rutherford B. Hayes
Source:
http://rbhayes.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/9C224711-4F79-4400-A8F5-037253551610
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