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Civil War Swords

Swords of the American Civil War (1861-1865) also known as the War Between the States. These fine military sabers are faithful reproductions of those carried into battle during the American Civil War and will delight historians and collectors alike. We carry a variety of carbon steel blade infantry sabers including our US Union Officer's Civil War Sword, Shelby Confederate Sword, foot officer and troopers’ swords and more.

  Civil War Swords
Union Officer's Civil War Sword

Retail Price: $129.95
Sale Price: $98
You Save $31.95 (25%)

Shelby Confederate Civil War Sword

Retail Price: $129.95
Sale Price: $98
You Save $31.95 (25%)

Foot Officer's Civil War Sword

Retail Price: $119.95
Sale Price: $88
You Save $31.95 (27%)

Young Trooper's Civil War Sword

Retail Price: $79.95
Sale Price: $56
You Save $23.95 (30%)

Cold Steel 1860 U.S. Heavy Cavalry Saber

Retail Price: $384.95
Sale Price: $235
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Robert E. Lee
D-guard Bowie

Retail Price: $977.95
Sale Price: $597
You Save $381 (39%)


If you ever wondered what's the difference between the swords carried by the Confederate (CAS) and Union (US) armies, wonder no longer!  It can become quite confusing as most styles were copied and adapted from classical European blade styles.  The North was fortunate in having two official US Arsenals, one being the J.T. Ames Manufacturing Co. of Chicopee Massachusetts which had been supplying blades to the government since 1832.  Many government issue Union blades were carried in the hands of the South during the early years of the war!  When supplies from the North ceased, the Confederate forces began relying on local manufacture and imports.  Southern bladesmiths copied the Union designs, but with subtle changes.  Many swords are undeniably of the same design and were used by the Confederate as well as Union armies.  All our reproductions replicate the fine qualities of the sabers of this period and boast carbon steel blades that you can sharpen.  Most have a solid brass handle and leather or wood wire wrapped grip as the originals.  Perfect for the collector, reenactor and historian of this significant time in the history of the United States of America.



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