N.P. Ames Model 1840 Officer's Sword, Inscribed "U.S. Medical Staff"

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.9986Catalog Number: 9986Accession Number: 39978

Object Name: SwordswordOther Terms: Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Medical; Staff Officer; Officer

Measurements: overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 30 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.35 cm x 78.105 cmoverall, sword: 1 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 36 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 11.43 cm x 93.345 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-c8cf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_440200

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.