The etching is still in excellent condition reading LT. DUNCAN 3rd TEXAS CAV 1861. The handle is a nice stag with silver work on the pommel and bolster.
This is one of the finest Confederate knives I have ever owned. This is quite simply the very best of the best in Confederate knives.It dates to early war 1861. Good luck and God bless! The item "Old Confederate Bowie Knife 3rd Texas Cavalry Officer Silver Pommel Civil War" is in sale since Saturday, March 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Civil War Veterans' Items". The seller is "1stbrigade" and is located in Charleston, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.