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Object Number:42-30-94
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Confederate
Provenience: Virginia
Manasses
Period: American Civil War
19th century
Date Made: 1861-1865
Early Date: 1861
Late Date: 1865
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:280 - Collector Number

Description

Straight, double edged, steel blade, rounded to point, medial ridge on both faces Edges notched (Intentionally?) Much worn. Tang wrapped with rope to form grip.


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