Farragut's War of 1812 Sword
National Museum Of The U.S. Navy, Washington, District Of Columbia
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.