Swords, Knives and Bayonets

Civil War Swords, Knives and Bayonets

American Civil War swords, artillery short swords, sabers, curved edge cutlasses, bayonets, knives, lances and pikes are categorized as edged weapons and all are highly desirable for any Civil War relic collection. Swords, sabers and bayonets were mostly standard issue and were largely used as part of the uniform of various branches and rank of service in both the Union and Confederate armies. The swords and sabers were different for General officers, staff officers and enlisted soldiers in that the higher the rank the more ornate the weapon. Swords in the Civil War were also largely symbolic of the wearer's rank or authority.

The Union Army issued swords to field and staff grade officers, infantry officers and cavalry soldiers and officers. The majority of the swords were the slightly upward curved saber type with a few straight edge swords present as well.

The Confederacy made some beautiful swords and sabers with elaborate and ornate hand guards and inscribed blades. The hand guards were as different as the many suppliers of the weapons. A lot of Confederate soldiers also favored the large D guard Bowie knife named after Jim Bowie the famous Alamo defender. Another Rebel favorite was the long straight edged Arkansas toothpick.

You'll find these genuine Civil War swords, knives, bayonets, scabbards, sword belts and buckles and many other collectible relics here at the Civil-War-Costumes online store's Civil War Relics department. Thanks for stopping by. Put us in your favorites and come back soon!

OLD US MARKED BAYONET
OLD US MARKED BAYONET
$175.00
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Civil War Era Sword Bayonet
Civil War Era Sword Bayonet
$149.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Jun-29-2017 7:50:58 PDT
Beautiful M1850 USMC Marine Corps Officer Sword  Scabbard
Beautiful M1850 USMC Marine Corps Officer Sword Scabbard
$1,850.00
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Civil War Sword
Civil War Sword
$500.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-29-2017 16:59:22 PDT
US WAR OF 1812 CAVALRY SWORD MARKED NSTARR P HHP WITH NO SCABBARD B54
US WAR OF 1812 CAVALRY SWORD MARKED NSTARR P HHP WITH NO SCABBARD B54
$450.00
End Date: Friday Jul-28-2017 6:58:46 PDT
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Antique Civil War Era Sword Relic Condition Broken Blade COOL PIECE
Antique Civil War Era Sword Relic Condition Broken Blade COOL PIECE
$165.00
End Date: Saturday Jul-8-2017 12:24:35 PDT
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