CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE 3RD MODEL RARE VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY 22ND VIRGINIA ARTILLERY SABER SWORD. This is a scarce and very desirable example of a.
Confederate 3RDModel Virginia Manufactory Artillery Saber with a flatter blade than the 2nd model.. The blade has been shortened to 34 3/4 inches by the state of Virginia for the Civil War.
The 22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment was organized in western Virginia in April of 1861 and was disbanded at at Christianburg, Virginia in April of 1865. For much of its history it was commanded by George S. Patton, grandfather of the World War II general. Organized for state service under the command of Colonel Christopher Q.
The regiment was transferred to Confederate Service. Patton (VMI Class of 1852) of Company H was promoted to lieutenant colonel.Lieutenant Colonel Patton was wounded and about a dozen other men were killed or wounded. Assigned to the Army of the Kanawha. Bailey of Company C was promoted to major. Assigned to the District of Lewisburg. Lieutenant Colonel Patton was promoted to colonel and Captain Andrew R.
Barbee of Company A was promoted to lieutenant colonel. Assigned to the Army of the Kanawha, Department of Western Virginia.Colonel Patton was wounded in the stomach. Major Bailey became the lieutenant colonel of the 14th Virginia Cavalry. Assigned to Pattons Brigade, Department of Western Virginia. Colonel Patton was promoted to colonel, to rank from November 23. Assigned to Echolss Brigade, Department of Western Virginia. Joness and Imbodens West Virginia Raid.
Lieutenant Colonel Barbee was wounded in the right elbow and left hip. The regiment lost about 110 casualties of the 550 men engaged.Lieutenant Colonel Barbee retired to the Invalid Corps. Assigned to Echols Brigade, Breckenridges Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Assigned to Echols Brigade, Breckenridges Whartons Division, Valley District, Department of Northern Virginia. Colonel George Patton was mortally wounded in the hips and died on September 25. Assigned to Echols Brigade, Department of Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee. The item "CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE RARE 3RD MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY 22ND REGIMENT SWORD" is in sale since Sunday, April 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons".
The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.