See The American Sword, Peterson #73. Brass hilt with good high relief, well chased foliage decoration. The guard with pierced motif. Wire wrapped leather covered grip. 29” broad and fullered s.e decorated 2/3 its length with foliage, lattice, US, and flag, uniformly light as made. The blade and guard edge with numerous nicks. Grip with short cracks at the base. A well used veteran of the Civil War.