Csa Shelby Staff Sword - S5518
Hand Forged Csa Shelby Staff Sword
The Model 1850 Army Staff and Field Officers' Sword was carried by all members of staff departments, Field Grade officers of Artillery and Infantry, Company Grade Officers of Light Artillery, Staff Officers and Aides-de-Camp between 1850 and 1872. It was based on a French pattern. Though other swords were by regulation allowed, this model was by far the most popular sword carried by officers during the American Civil War. David Walker (April 13, 1763 – March 1, 1820) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He served as major on the staff of Governor Shelby of Kentucky in the Battle of the Thames during the War of 1812.