Double scallop cross guard with a D shaped hand guard enclosing the hand grip. The Initials D.F.M on the blade correspond with Union inspector Dexter F. Mosman who inspected swords at Emerson and Silver from 1862-1865.
Metal, leather,Blade 31 3/4",Overall 38 1/4"
Blade marked "Emerson & Silver" on one side, marked "US DFM 1863"
From the collection of a Sharon, Massachusetts gentleman.
General wear from age and use, otherwise good condition.
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