Prior to the development of modern firearms, swords served as one of the primary weapons of warfare. Our military swords category at Buying a Sword includes military sabers, Civil War swords, and other excellent functional swords and decorative blades modeled after weapons used by various militaries around the world. We offer Union sabers and Confederate sabers from the American 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 others are functional swords and battle ready sabers for training and reenactment. Whether you want a Mameluke sword, a non-commissioned officers sword, or a cavalry saber, you can find many high quality pieces among our military swords.
Swords much like the Pre-Civil War Era Foot Officer Sword were supplied to all U.S. Army infantry soldiers with the rank of Major and below from 1851 to 1865. This beautiful historical replica was crafted by Windlass Steelcrafts.
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.
Napoleons cavalry was the bane of the European battlefield. While his horses were second string, his swords were absolutely first rate. The Napoleon Saber is a functional, battle-ready weapon based on these historical blades.
This saber has a 1065 high carbon steel blade with full tang and is well tempered. The grip is black leather and twisted brass wire. An authentic replica of the highest caliber, this is a chance to own a piece of US military history.
The Officers English Cutlass was frequently used by officers as a close quarters battle weapon because of its compact dimensions. This replica cutlass has a tough, tempered high carbon steel blade and solid brass guard.
Thanks to this Ornate Officers Short Sword, a leader does not have to trade battle readiness for military style. The ornate design accents any officers appearance, while the short blade is perfect for close-quarters combat.
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.
With a slight curve and a fullered blade, the Russian Circassian Sword was a saber used typically among Northern Russian troops. Known for its slashing and thrusting abilities, it developed into the preferred blade of Russian troops.
An officers sword is a symbol of power. Its elegance and ornamentation tell the new soldiers that the person carrying it is higher than them in rank. Display your elegance and assert your authority with the Shelby Officer Sword.
Not all officers preferred to carry full-length swords, and not all situations allowed for them either. For those who had other preferences and needs, alternatives were available, including arms like this Small CSA Cavalry Sword.
A few years after gaining independence from Mexico, the Republic of Texas contracted with Ames Manufacturing Company for 280 M1833 Dragoon sabers. The Texas Dragoon Saber is an authentic reproduction from Windlass Steelcrafts.
An expertly crafted reproduction of original American Civil War sabers, the U.S. 1860 Heavy Cavalry Saber presents the traditional design with modern improvements, like its blade made of 1055 carbon steel with a hard spring temper.