Civil War and Military Swords

Prior to the development of modern firearms, swords served as one of the primary weapons of warfare. Our Civil War Swords and Military Sabers at Buying a Sword include a number of excellent functional swords and decorative blades modeled on weapons used by various militaries around the world. We offer Union sabers and Confederate sabers from the Civil War era, as well as military swords from the various branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. In addition to U.S. military blades, we carry options like Russian shashkas, German sabers, and Japanese officer swords. A number of our ornamental swords perform as ceremonial swords, dress swords, and display pieces, while other designs include functional swords and battle ready sabers for training and re-enactments. Whether you want a Mameluke sword, a non-commissioned officers sword, or a cavalry saber, you can find many high quality pieces among our Civil War and Military swords.
Civil War U.S. Cavalry Sabre
SNA2
The U.S. 1860 Cavalry Sabre (SNA2), the standard issue for Union cavalry, has a fullered blade, leather spiral bound grip and a steel scabbard. This replica blade is an excellent value weapon for collectors to enjoy.
Price: $81.00
US Army NCO Sword
501080
This is the regulation spec US Army NCO Sword. It features a tempered stainless steel blade, hand worked to a mirror finish. The pommel and guard are intricately cast solid brass and richly plated in 24K gold.
Price: $325.00
American Revolution Saber
500872
This well-balanced, fast sword was designed for the mounted fighter. A solid steel hilt with spiral carved hardwood grip is married to an effective 1085 high carbon, well tempered blade. It comes with a black scabbard with steel mounts.
Price: $150.00
Patton Sword
500530
Designed by George Patton in the early 1900s, when he was still just a Lieutenant, this finely crafted sword was commonly attached to a troopers saddle. The tempered, high carbon steel blade was generally used as a thrusting weapon.
Price: $170.00
1850 Union Staff and Field Sword
500124
This fine reproduction saber is a faithful copy of ones used. The hand forged blade is British military spec steel that will flex over 20 inches and return to true. The leather handle is wire wrapped for an authentic look and feel.
Price: $150.00
Civil War Confederate N.C.O. Sword
SNA11
The Civil War Confederate N.C.O. Sword was made by several sword-making companies in the South during the course of the war. The design generally followed the official Union pattern of 1840, which in turn was based on a French design.
Price: $90.00
Confederate Cavalry Officer's Sword
SNA15
The Confederate Cavalry Officer Sword (SNA15) replicates the model carried by Confederate General Joseph Shelby. The initials CS are cast into the handguard, with C.S.A. etched into the tempered carbon steel blade.
Price: $108.00
1840 Non Commissioned Sword
500350
The single edged blade has a single broad fuller running from the ricasso to near the point. The entire hilt is cast brass and the grip is ribbed. The pommel is global with a capstan. The grip is flanked by kidney-shaped hand guards.
Price: $130.00
Civil War Foot Officers Sword
SNS110A
The U.S. Foot Officer sword features an elaborately etched carbon steel blade, including the U.S. insignia. The leather grip is spiral wire bound and foliate designs are cast into the hand guard. The steel scabbard has brass fittings.
Price: $99.00
Civil War Youth Sword
SN002
Civil War swords were more effective during the early years of the war. As modern weapons such as breech-loaders, repeating rifles, and machine guns were introduced, swords became less effective and could only be used in close battle.
Price: $54.00
Confederate Cavalry Saber
500646
Authentic, hand made replica has flexible, ornate blade and leather grip wrapped with brass wire. Of all the Confederate swords and sabers, this was the one used most. The scabbard has brass furniture, ring mounts, and drag.
Price: $150.00
US Air Force Sword
500586
We know our fighting men ask for and deserve the very best, so we offer the US Air Force Sword, a high quality dress sword fully approved by the US government and made of highly polished stainless steel with detailed etching.
Price: $245.00
1796 Light Cavalry Saber
07-88S
The 1796 Light Cavalry Saber with Leather Scabbard is based on a weapon widely used by the British and their Prussian allies under General Blucher in the Battle of Waterloo. A supreme cutting weapon, this sword was used up into the 20th century.
Price: $410.00
On Sale For: $328.00
Confederate Cavalry Officer Sword
500050
This is an authentic, hand made replica that is hand forged and fully tempered of 1095 high carbon steel. Original handle and sheath materials ensure that this Confederate sabre performs exactly as the originals did.
Price: $140.00
Confederate Staff and Field Officer Sword
500006
This is an authentic, hand made replica that is hand forged and fully tempered of 1095 high carbon steel. It is coupled with original handle and sheath materials to ensure it performs exactly as the originals did.
Price: $150.00
1917 Cutlass by Cold Steel
07-88CS
In 1917, the US Navy decided to replace its Model 1860 cutlass which had been in service for 57 years. Cold Steels modern recreation of the 1917 Cutlass is as authentic as possible, modeled after an original copy in a personal collection.
Price: $290.00
On Sale For: $232.00
Confederate Foot Officers Sword
SNA16
The Confederate Civil War Foot Officer Sword is ornately detailed, has a brass guard marked CS and a slightly curved plain blade, and comes complete with brass mounted steel scabbard. It was designed to be used in close battles.
Price: $99.00
Civil War Trooper's Sword
SNA17
The Civil War Trooper Sword (SNA17) is typical of swords issued to troops on both sides of the conflict. This economy sword features a fullered carbon steel blade, wooden grip with a spiral wire wrap, and a steel scabbard.
Price: $81.00
1796 Light Cavalry Saber
07-88SS
The 1796 Light Cavalry Saber with Steel Scabbard is based on the weapon widely used by the British and their Prussian allies at the Battle of Waterloo. Its sharpened forward edge gives the blade ferocious cutting power.
Price: $400.00
On Sale For: $320.00
British Infantry Officers Sword
SNB2
The 1897 Pattern British Infantry Officers sword, developed towards the end of the reign of Queen Victoria, is the pattern still carried today. The three-quarter basket and finely etched 32.5-inch blade carry the cipher of Edward VII.
Price: $270.00
British Light Cavalry Sabre
SNG8
The 1796 Pattern British Light Cavalry Sabre saw service in the Battle of Waterloo, where it had also been adopted by the Prussian allies of the British under Blucher, whose name has become synonymous with the sword.
Price: $270.00
Civil War U.S. Foot Officer's Sword
SNA18
The U.S. Foot Officers Sword (SNA18) features an elaborately etched carbon steel blade, including the U.S. insignia. The leather grip is spiral wire bound and foliate designs are cast into the handguard.
Price: $99.00
US Navy Officers Sword
500298
Dark Knight Armoury knows our fighting men ask for and deserve the very best. Each saber and sword is manufactured according to exact government specifications. All blades are polished stainless steel, detailed and appropriately etched.
Price: $349.00
Model 1860 Union Cavalry Officer's Saber
500188
This reproduction saber is a faithful copy of ones used. The hand forged blade is military spec steel that will flex over 20 inches and return to true. The brass, 3-branch guard is hand chased and engraved, as is the brass pommel.
Price: $150.00
US Marine NCO Sword
500430
The US Marine NCO sword is made of high-polished stainless steel, as well as detailed and appropriately etched according to government specifications. It is available in four different sizes, 28, 30, 32, or 34 inches.
Price: $375.00
US Cavalry Sabre
SNS134
The original versions of this Confederate Troopers Sword (SNS134) were made by a number of Southern manufacturers. This economical sword carries the C.S.A. emblem on the ricasso.
Price: $81.00
Heavy Cavalry Saber
501150
This fine saber has a 1065 high carbon steel blade with full tang and is well tempered. This historically accurate saber was known as the Wrist Breaker. The model 1840 Cavalry Saber has a three branch brass guard and wire wrapped grip.
Price: $150.00
US Coast Guard Sword
500230
The blade on the US Coast Guard Sword is crafted from high polished stainless steel and detailed appropriately, beautifully etched according to government specifications. This sword includes the government specified scabbard.
Price: $354.00
US West Point Sword
500506
Our US West Point Sword features a high polished stainless steel blade that is detailed and appropriately etched according to government specifications. It also includes the government specified scabbard.
Price: $225.00
U.S. Army Officers Saber
500656
We are especially proud to bring you the U.S. Army Officers Saber. Each fine saber and sword is manufactured according to exacting government specifications and made available in four different blade lengths.
Price: $285.00
US Marine Corps Sword
500366
We are especially proud to bring you fully approved dress and drill sabers and swords. We know our fighting men ask for and deserve the very best, that is why we offer the finely crafted and government approved US Marine Corps Sword.
Price: $450.00
Briquet Historic Sabre Sword by Marto
MA-398S
The Briquet Historic Sabre Sword by Marto, of Toledo Spain, is an easy handling short saber originating from the French Revolution. Later, the Napoleonic troops of infantry, artillery, and grenadiers were armed with this weapon.
Price: $378.00