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Presentation Sword Of John Dougherty - 105th PA Infantry - WIA Gettysburg
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Cente Garde Staff Officer Saber by "Schuyler, Hartley, & Graham, New York" -

Presented to Captain John Dougherty, 105th Pa Infantry

Seldom seen and striking pattern with a Cavalry style guard with a large wreath connecting the 3 branches to the knuckle bow.

Manufactured: Solingen Maker: W. Clauberg / Schuyler, Hartley, & Graham, NY Year: Civil War

Model: Non-Regulation Staff & Field
Size: 32.25 inch blade Condition: Outstanding

The large hilt has a finely cast pommel covered with raised cast decoration, The grip is made of horn and is wrapped with fine twist wire. The wreath on the front of the basket has an applied silver sunburst with an additional applied American Eagle over top. The quillon has the floral & shell design. The washer is made of Moroccan leather. There is an inset PROVED disk in the obverse ricasso and marked W. / Clauberg / standing knight / Solingen. On the reverse is the "Schuyler, Hartley & Graham" address. The inscription on the silver scabbard between the throat and first scabbard ring reads "Presented to Capt. John Dougherty by the Members of Company F, 105th Pa. Vol." Present is full blade etchings with the American Eagle and the reverse with a "U.S". and design. The scabbard is German Silver with plain brass rings.

Note the following features of this High Grade Staff Officer Saber:

-Massive three branch guard into the knuckle bow. Horn grip.

-Silver sunburst inside the cast wreath with applied American Eagle

-Fully decorated pommel

-Blade etching of U.S. / American Eagle / scroll designs

-Inset PROVED brass disk

-Brass scabbard rings and drag

-Fancy peen with a raised circle

Captain John Dougherty enlisted into service (105th Pa Inf.) on September 9, 1861. He was promoted to 1st Sergeant on January 2, 1862. Promoted to 2nd Lt. on September 29, 1862. Promoted to 1st Lt. on November 26, 1862 and finally to Captain on August 19. 1863. He mustered out on October 7, 1864. Captain Dougherty was wounded in action at the Battle of Gettysburg and then again at the Battle of Spotsylvania. A spectacular sword with great history and provenance.

NOT FOR SALE - Historic Preservation

Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
Not for Sale

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