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Catalog Number 10585-2
Title Sword; Military, U.S., 19th Century?
Object Name Sword
Description Flat, single edged blade with slight curve; The top of the blade is flat; The hilt has a wooden grip covered with dark brown leather. There is no pommel. The knuckle bow is one piece and flat. The counter guard is also flat and one piece.
Date early 19th Century?
Culture American
Material iron alloy, leather, wood
Length (in) 33
Width (in) 5
People Moore, Foreman
Event War of 1812?
History This sword was used by Forman Moore of Southern Ohio who served in the War of 1812. Forman's son, Charles W. Moore came to Nebraska. According to information found on rootsweb.com, Forman or Foreman was born in Maysville, KY in 1792. He died in 1883.
Credit line Alice Moore, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Moore, Alice