Rare Confederate Artillery Short Sword. Is an arsenal patterned from the Model 1831 French and Model 1832 US Foot Artillery Ames sword. It was made to supply weapons to the Confederate Army. Unlike the US model 1832 which has 3 iron rivets affixing to the hilt, this one is peened through the pommel. The eagle on the pommel is not present nor is there any inspector markings.
It also does not have the fullers associated with the Ames model. See Alambaugh book on Confederate Edged Weapons for a similar description of same. Note Pix of cross guard damage to ends on one side.The item "Civil War Rare Confederate Artillery Short Sword Ames copy of 1832" is in sale since Thursday, October 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Reenactment & Reproductions\Edged Weapons". The seller is "jsas2009" and is located in Winfield, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Mexico, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Uruguay.