Horseman's Saber belonging to Major Benjamin Talmadge
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/30/2009
This horseman's saber belonged to Major Benjamin Talmadge of the Second Continental Dragoons. A horseman's saber tends to be longer to account for the height of the horse. American swordsmiths made distinctive heavy sabers such as this.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)