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Union Army Uniforms and Insignia of the Civil War

SWORDS AND SCABBARDS

SWORDS AND SCABBARDS

  1. General Officer
    The regulations mention no pattern for general's swords. This particular design was worn by General John A. Dix. Photographs show a wide variety of swords, many of them presentation.

  2. General Officer (Variation)
  3. Staff and Field Officer (Model of 1860)
    This sword became the standard staff and foot officer's sword replacing many of the other models during the post-war period.

  4. Foot Officer (Model of 1850)

MORE: Introduction to Swords
Other Sword Models
Cavalry and Light Artillery Sabers
Inspector's Marks on Swords
Soldier holding Foot Officer's Sword
Hilt Detail Foot Officer's Sword
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