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Sherman's sword

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From the Smithsonian's web site: http://civilwar.si.edu/weapons_shermans_sword.html

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General Sherman’s sword

General William T. Sherman wore this Model 1850 staff and field officers’s sword during the battle of Shiloh, April 6–8, 1862. It was manufactured by Ames Manufacturing Company of Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Division of the History of Technology, Armed Forces History

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Behring Center

Gift of P. Tecumseh Sherman

Jim

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