Pattern copied directly for the US M.1832 artillery sword and the French originals such as this one, were imported for use by Confederate troops. "Gladius" pattern with one piece bronze hilt. The grip in overlapping shingled design to improve purchase. 18 7/8" blade with broad double fullers at the forte and long single fuller beyond. Original brass mounted leather scabbard. Blade base ordnance marked and the guard with erased issue marks. Good sound condition with some superficial scuffs to the leather.