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Ames Manufacturing Co. Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 7/8 in x 3 in x 33 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.62 cm x 83.82 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 37 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 10.795 cm x 95.885 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Field Grade Officer; 5. Staff Officer; Officer
ID Number:
AF.76820M
Catalog number:
76820M
Accession number:
305112
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National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Fraternal Society Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 31 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 5.3975 cm x 79.375 cm
overall, sword: 1 in x 5 1/2 in x 36 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 13.97 cm x 92.3925 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons
ID Number:
AF.65747M
Catalog number:
65747M
Accession number:
222195
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National Museum of American History
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Ames Sword Co. Model 1860 Staff and Field Officer's Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 28 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.3025 cm x 73.025 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 34 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 11.43 cm x 87.63 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Staff Officer; Field Grade Officer; Officer
Credit Line:
Edith Austin
ID Number:
AF.53327
Catalog number:
53327
Accession number:
188681
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National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer's Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 1 in x 3 in x 32 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 7.62 cm x 83.185 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 37 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 9.525 cm x 94.615 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; 5. Staff Officer; Field Grade Officer; Officer
Credit Line:
Hannah B. Shaw
ID Number:
AF.38018
Catalog number:
38018
Accession number:
119409
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National Museum of American History
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Sword from the Civil War era

Created by:
Ames Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1791  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy) and steel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: Handle: 7 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (17.8 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm)
H x W x D: Overall: 32 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (81.3 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm)
H x W x D: Blade: 26 x 7/8 x 1/4 in. (66 x 2.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
swords
Date:
1861-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.4.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard, shorter piece: 1 in x 3 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 7.9375 cm x 26.67 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 36 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 12.065 cm x 92.075 cm
overall, scabbard, longer piece: 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 18 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.81 cm x 46.6725 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; 2. Foot Officer
ID Number:
AF.42622
Catalog number:
42622
Accession number:
163938
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Ames Manufactruing Co. Presentation Sword, Inscribed "Presented by Virginia to Her Distiguished Son, Lient. Col. John Garland"

Recipient:
Garland, John  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal (hilt material)
stone (hilt material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/4 in x 5 in; 97.155 cm x 12.7 cm
blade: 31 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 79.375 cm x 2.8575 cm
scabbard: 32 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 83.185 cm x 6.985 cm
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 32 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.3025 cm x 82.8675 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 38 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 13.97 cm x 97.4725 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Referenced:
United States: Texas, Brownsville
Mexico: Nuevo León, Monterrey
Date made:
ca 1846
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Jane H. Lambert
ID Number:
AF.36670
Catalog number:
36670
Accession number:
110438
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword, Inscribed "Presented by the People of the State of Louisiana to Gen. Winfield Scott"

Recipient:
Scott, Winfield  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; gilt (scabbard material)
metal (blade material)
metal; mother of pearl (grip material)
Measurements:
blade: 31 in x 1 1/8 in; 78.74 cm x 2.8575 cm
scabbard: 32 in x 2 7/8 in; 81.28 cm x 7.3025 cm
overall: 37 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 95.885 cm x 13.0175 cm
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 32 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.3025 cm x 81.28 cm
overall, sword knot: 1 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 48.895 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/4 in x 5 in x 37 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 12.7 cm x 95.885 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Given by; given in:
United States: Louisiana
Referenced:
Mexico: Veracruz
United States: New Mexico, Mexico City
Date made:
ca 1848
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Virginia Scott Hoyt
ID Number:
AF.41635
Catalog number:
41635
Accession number:
152161
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword, Inscribed "Presented to Col. John R. Brooke 1862"

Recipient:
Brooke, John Rutter  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal (hilt material)
Measurements:
blade: 31 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 80.01 cm x 2.8575 cm
scabbard: 32 3/4 in x 2 in; 83.185 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 39 in x 4 3/4 in; 99.06 cm x 12.065 cm
overall, scabbard: 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 32 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.5725 cm x 83.5025 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 39 in; 3.175 cm x 12.065 cm x 99.06 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Referenced:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1862
Date presented:
1862 01 27
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Major General John R. Brooke, U.S. Army
ID Number:
AF.22923
Catalog number:
22923
Accession number:
63843
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National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword & Scabbard

Recipient:
Grant, Ulysses S.  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (hilt material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal (scabbard material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 97.79 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.985 cm
blade: 32 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 82.55 cm x 1.905 cm
scabbard: 33 in x 1 5/8 in; 83.82 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 in x 33 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm x 83.82 cm
overall, sword: 2 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 38 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 12.065 cm x 97.79 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Presented:
United States: Illinois, Jo Daviess
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Date made:
ca 1850
ca 1863
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Julia Dent Grant and William H. Vanderbilt
ID Number:
AF.2990
Catalog number:
2990
Accession number:
18528
Collector/donor number:
AN 74 A
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National Museum of American History
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General William T. Sherman's sword and scabbard

User:
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 39 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 99.06 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
sword
Other Terms:
sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Foot Officer; Officer
Used:
United States: Tennessee
Date made:
ca 1850-1862
Used date:
1862-04-06 through 1862-04-08
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Battle of Shiloh, 1862  Search this
Civil War and Reconstruction  Search this
Credit Line:
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
ID Number:
AF.15926
Catalog number:
15926
Accession number:
59388
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
ThinkFinity
Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword & Scabbard Inscribed "San Francisco, Contreras, Cherubusco. Presented to Col. George W. Morgan"

Recipient:
Morgan, George Washington  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal, brass (hilt material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 97.155 cm x 13.335 cm
blade: 32 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 81.5975 cm x 3.175 cm
scabbard: 33 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 85.725 cm x 8.255 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/2 in x 5 in x 38 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 12.7 cm x 97.155 cm
overall, scabbard: 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 33 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 10.4775 cm x 85.725 cm
Object Name:
Saber
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Saber; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Referenced:
Mexico
Date made:
ca 1850
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. G. W. Morgan
ID Number:
AF.8956
Catalog number:
8956
Accession number:
37280
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Sword Presented to A. H. Foster

Recipient:
Foster, Albert H.  Search this
Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal: gilt (scabbard material)
metal (hilt material)
metal (blade material)
shark skin (grip material)
Measurements:
scabbard: 33 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 84.455 cm x 5.715 cm
blade: 32 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 81.915 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 38 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 97.79 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
sword
Other Terms:
Army; Staff Officer; Field Grade Officer; Officer; Presentation
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Referenced:
United States: Virginia, Roanoke
Date made:
ca 1862
Date presented:
1862
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. R. A. Foster
ID Number:
AF.5836
Catalog number:
5836
Accession number:
24418
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Civil War Presentation Swords
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ames Manufacturing Co. Presentation Sword, Inscribed "To Brevet Lieu. Col. J.B. Magruder"

Recipient:
Magruder, John Bankhead  Search this
Maker of sword:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Maker of scabbard:
Bailey and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal (hilt material)
Measurements:
blade: 31 in x 1 in; 78.74 cm x 2.54 cm
scabbard: 31 7/8 in x 2 in; 80.9625 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 38 1/2 in x 5 in; 97.79 cm x 12.7 cm
overall, scabbard: 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 31 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 8.5725 cm x 80.9625 cm
overall, sword: 1 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 38 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 12.065 cm x 97.155 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Place made of sword:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Place made of scabbard:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Referenced:
United States: New Mexico, Mexico City
Mexico: Veracruz
Date made:
ca 1850
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
Credit Line:
Henry R. Magruder
ID Number:
AF.10794
Catalog number:
10794
Accession number:
47577
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Presentation Sword, Ames Manufacturing Co. Scabbard Inscribed "Genl. U.S. Grant Galena Ill's, Presented by G.W. Graham, C.B. Lagow, C.C. Marsh & John Cook 1861"

Recipient:
President Ulysses S. Grant  Search this
Associated person:
Graham, G. W.  Search this
Lagow, C. B.  Search this
Marsh, C. C.  Search this
Hook, John  Search this
Maker of sword:
Schuyler, Hartley & Graham  Search this
Maker of scabbard:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, gilt (scabbard material)
metal, steel (blade material)
metal, gilt (hilt material)
ivory (hilt material)
Measurements:
blade: 31 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 79.375 cm x 1.905 cm
scabbard: 23 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 59.3725 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall: 37 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 95.885 cm x 10.795 cm
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 32 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.6675 cm x 82.55 cm
overall, sword: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 37 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 10.4775 cm x 95.885 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Presentation
Sword:
United States: New York, New York
Scabbard:
United States: Massachusetts, Chicopee
Presented in:
United States: Illinois, Galena
Date made:
1861
Date presented:
1861
Subject:
Edged Weapons  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Julia Dent Grant and William H. Vanderbilt
ID Number:
AF.2989
Catalog number:
2989
Accession number:
18528
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Model 1850 Staff and Field Officers’ Sword

Maker:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Object Name:
Sword
Other Terms:
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Field Grade Officer; Staff Officer; Officer
Credit Line:
Mrs. Leonard Wood
ID Number:
AF.36001
Catalog number:
36001
Accession number:
105588
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Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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