Collections Online

Sword belonging to Nathan Wheeler

Sword belonging to Nathan Wheeler Brass, steel, and wood

view:

  • 1
  • 2
  • To order an image, navigate to the full
    display and click "request this image"
    on the blue toolbar.


      Choose an alternate description of this item written for these projects:
    • Main description

    [ This description is from the project: Revolutionary-era Art and Artifacts ]

    This sword was presented by Gen. George Washington (1732-1799) as a token of esteem for services rendered to the Continental Army by recipient Nathan Wheeler, who smuggled money to Washington through British lines.