Col Goddard's Presentation Sword

Colonel John Goddard
1st Maine Cavalry

Col. John Goddard's sword features a pommel bearing the face of a screaming Zeus, chief god of the ancient Greeks. Inscribed on the back is Presented to Col. John Goddard by personal friends in Bangor. The grip is shark skin. The blade is etched with a stand of arms, a drum, the United States flag, and floral designs. The scabbard is blued steel with brass mounts. The guard has an eagle perched on a shield and above the eagle seven stars surrounded by leaves. On the rocasso is a crown over the letter D.

This sword was listed at Hendershott. The above images and some of the text were taken from their site.

It was listed at:

January 27, 2004