Farragut's War of 1812 Sword

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Farragut's War of 1812 Sword

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Title:  

Farragut's War of 1812 Sword
Date:
c. 1800s

Content Description: 

David G. Farragut, later a famous Civil War admiral, owned this sword while a midshipman on board the frigate, Essex, in 1813. The sword is of the type carried by U.S. Navy officers in the 1803-1815 period.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0033
credits:
Courtesy, Naval Historical Foundation

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