Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The American Civil War Museum in Richmond Has Hollins' U.S.N. Sword

They have his sword, catalog number 0985 06 00050.

It is a Model 1852 U.S. Naval Officer's Sword, slightly curved, single-edge blade, with two fullers and edge with stand of arms, shield and anchor, floral sprays, twisted rope, fouled anchor, eagle standing on a cannon, and USN, oval stars and Ames Mfg. Co./ Chicopee / Mass.

A picture of it accompanies the information.

--Old B-Runner

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