Horseman's Saber belonging to Major Benjamin Talmadge

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources, 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.

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