Civil War Swords

Swords, Bayonets and Knives for Reenactors

Swords and knives were intimate weapons and were issued to practically every Union and Confederate soldier. Firearms of the day were not easily or quickly reloaded and the sword and knife became the weapons of choice for hand to hand combat. The bayonet was used in charging formations and was a thrusting weapon and not as effective in close quarters as a sword. Many of the soldiers, both Confederate and Union, carried personal fighting knives as well. Some of the issue swords were ornamental in nature and were only worn with dress uniforms such as the musician and surgeon swords.

There were several manufacturers of swords during the Civil War, a few of which were Mansfield and Lamb, Ames Manufacturing Company, the Roby Company, Emerson and Silver and P. S. Justice. There are several modern day companies that make authentic replica swords suitable for reenactments as well.

Here at Civil-War-Costumes we have a large selection of replica, or reproduction, Civil War swords, sabers and knives that are Civil War Reenactment ready. This is where you can find the Ames Bowie knife, the Rifleman knife, Confederate and US cavalry officer’s swords, and foot soldier and artillery swords.

Our store products are updated on a regular basis. If you do not find the sword or other Civil War weapons you are looking for on your first visit, bookmark us and come back soon. And if you're looking for a Confederate uniform or a Union Hat you'll be able to find what you are looking for. All at a bargain prices!

CONFEDERATE KENANSVILLE ARMORY NC SWORD  SCABBARD CSA LOUIS FROELICH
CONFEDERATE KENANSVILLE ARMORY NC SWORD SCABBARD CSA LOUIS FROELICH
$179.99
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A QUALITY STEEL AMES SCABBARD FOR 1860 CAVALRY SWORD
A QUALITY STEEL AMES SCABBARD FOR 1860 CAVALRY SWORD
$84.99
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civil war reproduction D guard knife
civil war reproduction D guard knife
$7.99
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AMES 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER SWORD  SCABBARD WOW A NICE QUALITY SWORD
AMES 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY SABER SWORD SCABBARD WOW A NICE QUALITY SWORD
$159.99
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AMES 1860 USN NAVY CUTLASS SABER SWORD SCABBARD  FROG w RIVETS DOWN THE BACK
AMES 1860 USN NAVY CUTLASS SABER SWORD SCABBARD FROG w RIVETS DOWN THE BACK
$79.99
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1860 CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD  SCABBARD A NICE QUALITY SET
1860 CIVIL WAR US CAVALRY OFFICER SWORD SCABBARD A NICE QUALITY SET
$189.99
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