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Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)
Iowa Officers Presentation Sword  (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)

Iowa Officers Presentation Sword (WILLIAM T. WILHITE, 5TH IOWA CAVALRY)

Regular price
$3,800.00
Sale price
$3,800.00

A hard to come by Iowa Officers Presentation Sword...
The sword was presented to William Wilhite by the members of Company C, 5th Iowa Cavalry in which he served from September of 1861 until the summer of 1865. The unit, known as the “Curtis Horse” served throughout Tennessee and Georgia during the war. Wilhite enlisted on Sept. 7, 1861, as Second Sergeant. Mustered Sept. 19, 1861. Promoted First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1862; Second Lieutenant Dec. 22, 1862. The sword is in very good condition and shows all of its etching.