CIVIL WAR: UNION ARTIFACTS.
ANDREW JACKSON WARD served in the 2nd Regiment New York Cavalry and participated in Sherman's "March to the Sea". He was later employed as a guard at Grant's Tomb in New York City. Comprises: (1) a pair of GILT METAL AND GOLD BULLION EPAULETTES bearing the embroidered rosette of the 26th Infantry, in an asphaltum painted fitted tinware box (2) model 1860 LIGHT CALVARY SABER, Ames Co., Massachusetts, manufacturer (3) government-issued MOUSE WOOL COVERED CANTEEN with original strap inscribed in ink with Ward's name (4) CARTE de VISITE photograph showing Andrew Jackson Ward in his cavalry jacket with saber. All are worn and aged. Epaulettes are missing a button, saber has been polished, grip is a bit worn, carte de visite in poor condition and the canteen missing a strap ring. Four items.
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