Befitting their rank, this sword displays a high degree of ornamentation. Brass guard has hand chased foliage and "U.S." between the branches. 30" long blade is etched with foliage, military trophies and "U.S." and "E Pluribus Unum," and "Iron Proof." During the years before the war, many Confederate officers - including General Robert E. Lee - carried this sword in the Indian campaigns. Scabbard is blue steel. 35" overall.