N.P. Ames Model 1840 Engineer Officer's Sword, Inscribed "G.B. McC. Mexican War"

N.P. Ames Model 1840 Engineer Officer's Sword, Inscribed "G.B. McC. Mexican War"

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Object Name
Sword
sword
Other Terms
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Engineer; Officer
associated person; user
McClellan, George B.
Measurements
overall, scabbard: 1 in x 1 1/4 in x 32 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 3.175 cm x 81.915 cm
overall, sword: 3 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 36 3/4 in; 8.255 cm x 10.4775 cm x 93.345 cm
ID Number
AF.17425
catalog number
17425
accession number
61384
Credit Line
Hon. George B. McClellan
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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