This foot officer's sword was manufactured by Ames. Family legend states that the sword originally belonged to John Hunt Morgan and was taken when he was killed. The sword most likely belonged to a captain and not Morgan. It's a decorative sword;...
Model 1840 NCO's sword. Manufactured by Collins & Company, Hartford, Connecticut. Collins and Company, started in 1826, was still in operation during World War II. The company was located in Collinsville, Connecticut.
British-made Enfield rifle musket with attached bayonet. Lockplate was manufactured at the Tower, London, England. The bayonet was manufactured the United States. The rifle belonged to Amos Griffith. The initials "JA" are carved in the stock.
Confederate sword manufactured in Memphis, Tennessee. Family legend states that Colonel Andrew Jackson Kellar, Company D, 4th Tennessee Infantry, carried this sword during the Battles of Franklin and Nashville.
Belonging to Captain John J. Fly, Co. E, 41st Infantry. He captured the sword from a U. S. cavalryman. It was manufactured by N. P. Ames in 1848, called the "Wristbreaker." Capt. Fly was from the Fly community.
Lefaucheux/Lafacheux show pistol, civilian model, post-Civil War period. Has the name John Olson stamped on the barrel, along with what appears to be 2 royal crowns and "U" on the cylinder. French-designed but manufactured in Belgium and France.
Reproduction Confederate McAvoy sword. Manufactured in Macon, Georgia. May have some original parts combined with reproduction parts. A good example of how facsimile parts are combined with genuine parts, making it harder to authenticate.