Light Cavalry Pattern Sword
This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
- Media Type
- This is a light cavalry pattern sword that is made almost entirely from iron. Only the handle and a portion of the blade is still present. It measures 33 cm long, 2.8 cm wide and 14.5 cm deep. The sword was issued in 1796 and was used during the War of 1812-1814. The previous wooden handle has deteriorated with age. This item was found at Fort George and is now on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
- Date of Original
- c. 1812
- Local identifier
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.10012 Longitude: -79.06627
- Recommended Citation
- Image courtesy of the Battle Ground Hotel Museum
- Please contact the Battle Ground Hotel Museum for any reproductions of this image.
- Niagara Falls History MuseumEmail