05-12-201005-13-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
May 12, 2010 02:00 PMCalender
10

U.S. Military Brass-mounted Presentation Sword and Scabbard

$2,844$2,400
Auction: Discovery - 2504Location: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 12, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

U.S. Military Brass-mounted Presentation Sword and Scabbard, wire-wrapped shagreen grip and etched decorated blade, scabbard engraved "Presented to 1st Lieut. Geo. C. Harkness, by the members of R.I. Battery D.," overall lg. 39 3/4 in.

Note: George C. Harkness was commissioned September 1861, wounded at Bull Run, August 1862, returned to command the Battery, November 1862, and discharged on tender his resignation, March 1863.

Estimate $200-250

Keywords

George C. Harkness, R.I. Battery D.