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Confederate Short Sword, "C" & "S" in quillons, unknown maker

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This is a fine example of short sword with "C & S" cast in opposite quilons with original scabbard and frog. 

Confederate Short Sword, Wood Scabbard, unknown maker

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These swords are possibly made in Macon, Georgia. E J Johnston of this city maker marked some of his short swords with similar "concentric ring" grips. Wood scabbards are normally found on these swords as seen here.


Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This is one of several variants of Confederate made unmarked short swords. The hilt is cast from the Ames model 1832 US sword. The casting loses details of the eagle and the casting shows the placement of the iron pins that were originally on the Ames hilt.

Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This is a CS copy of model 1832 US Artillery short sword.

E. J. Johnston Short Sword

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This is one of the scarest and most distinctive of Confederate Short Swords. Most of this pattern are marked but some are not, note the distinctive and unique fullering pattern seen only on this manufacture. 

Boyle & Gamble Short Sword

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There is a maked version of this sword, that is reason for ID as to B&G, Richmond, Virginia. The scabbard here appears original, blade exhibits original finish and surface showing in has been in scabbard and was protected since the war. Boyle and Gamble utilized a distictive "spade" shaped frog button on most every scabbard I have noted with original scabbards, bayonets and NCO swords; though button is missing here, same shape would be expected.


Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This Confederate checkered wood handled sword is scarce and seems to show up most often in the deep South.

Confederate Short Sword, "Jeff Davis Artillery", unknown maker

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This is a great sword with "JDA" cast into pommel which probably denotes "Jeff Davis Artillery"


Confederate Short Sword, CS & star, unknown maker

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This is a fine example of the most often encountered marked Confederate short sword with original scabbard. This sword is often reproduced.


Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This is a variant of a sword with checkeered wood grip most often turning up in deep South.

Confederate States Armory Short Sword

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This unmarked short sword is probably the product of Louis Froelich's Confederate States Armory. This hypothesis is based totally on the positive ID of unique bayonet scabbard frog buttons being identical to this one. McAden and Fonville are positive of the bayonet attribution in their great text and frog buttond on bayonet scabbards are identical in shape and finish. 


Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This is only example of this sword I have noted in original scabbard.

Confederate Short Sword, unknown maker

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This sword is made by same maker who made short swords with "C" & "S" in opposite quillons. The blades and scabbards are identical in style and form.

Confederate Short Sword, stamped "CS", unknown maker

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This pattern is unknown as to manufacturer, a fine example was captured at Ft. Morgan, Alabama that resides in the museum at Confederate Memorial Park in Marbury, Alabama.


Confederate Short Sword with CS & Star, unknown maker

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This is a fine example of the most commonly encountered CS marked sword. This sword exhibits its original scabbard also in fine condition. This sword is often reproduced.


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