CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION SWORD & SCABBARD/BRID.GEN B.H. GRIERSON/6TH ILL CAVALRY For Sale
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CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION SWORD & SCABBARD/BRID.GEN B.H. GRIERSON/6TH ILL CAVALRY:
Up for offer is aCIVIL WAR PRESENTATION SWORD & SCABBARD/BRID.GEN B.H. GRIERSON/6TH ILL CAVALRY. this sword was presented to Brig. General bh grierson by the 6th Illinois cavalry. a token of there regards for there forever commander. the sword was made by henry sauebier was an excellent old german craftsman that turned from tool maker to making swords during the civil war. in april of 1863 he and his cavalry prepaired the way for Grants campaign again vicksberg. after the war he went west to the indian wars. he worked with the buffalo soldiers. there is some silver plated silver and the handle. alot of the finish is warn. we have had this sword for over 30 years and it is time to let it go. our camera does not do this sword justice. it is a beautiful sword and one for your consideration. we are up in age and are starting to list items from our collection. thanks for looking.
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