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Confederate Sword Captured by Maj. James F. How, 27th Missouri Infantry Volunteers

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Identifier: 1915-012-0002

Title: Confederate Sword Captured by Maj. James F. How, 27th Missouri Infantry Volunteers

Description: This sword was taken during the Civil War by Maj. James F. How of the 27th Missouri. It is inscribed with the name and unit of Capt. A. G. Moore of the 38th Alabama, a regiment that surrendered to Federal troops in the Battle of Lookout Mountain during the Civil War. This is an excellent example of a fine quality officer’s sword made by Louis Bissonnet, a French immigrant who worked in Mobile, Alabama during the war. The stle is similar to the U.S. Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: between 1859 - 1863

Type(s): Sword

Maker/Creator: Louis Bissonnet

Subjects: Grand Army of the Republic
Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America
Battles

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