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Lt. Colonel Theodore Hamilton's Sword

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Maker's Stamp
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Lt. Col. Theodore Hamilton's Presentation Sword

Dedication from the NCOs and men of the Regt.
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Lt. Col. Theodore Hamilton's Presentation Sword

Hilt detail
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Lt. Col. Theodore Hamilton's Presentation Sword

Hilt detail
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Lt. Col. Theodore Hamilton's Presentation Sword

The presentation sword given to Lieutenant Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton sold at auction for $28,750 in 2015.


The sword displays several patriotic symbols, including flags and eagles and features the words "We Never Surrender" etched into the base of the blade.  

Another inscription reads: "Presented To Lieut Col T.B. Hamilton by the Non Commissioned Officers & Privates of the 62nd Regt N.Y. Vols. Anderson Zouaves as a token of their regards and esteem. All Honor To The Brave".