Martin joined the Company E , 63rd Indiana in August 1862 and later transferred to Company H, 123rd Indiana becoming captain in February 1864. Imported M1850 with 30.25'' etched blade and partial leather scabbard with plain brass mounts.
Etching is typical floral pattern with patriotic motifs and U. Brass hilt with cut out'' U.' in guard , leather wrapped grip with complete brass wire. Blade etching is light but very visible, overall dark grey with minor spots of pitting on both sides. The handle is showing signs of leather split in the center.
The uncleaned brass hilt has a nice dark patina. The brass tip is missing from the tip of the leather sheath, and the sheath has a beautiful distressed? Surface, all in all it is a beauty and GOOD SHAPE for its age. The regiment participated in the Atlanta campaign with the 23rd Corps. Captain Martin mustered out in Raleigh.The item "Civil war Foot officer Capt Thomas H. Martin 63rd Indiana Soldier sword" is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".
The seller is "spookybusiness" and is located in Martinsville, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.