Ames Model 1863 cavalry sword with matching scabbard. Marked Ames MFS Chicopee Mass on one side, and U.S. ADK 1863 on the other. Blade is in great condition with almost no patina or rust. Wire wrap on handle is tight and complete. Scabbard may have been repainted some time ago. One family for four generations, excellent condition.
PERIOD: Mid 19th Century
ORIGIN: Unknown, United States