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Confederate Civil War items of Private John Randolph Zeigler (1833 – 1919) of Franklin County, Virginia. 1st item: Civil War era engraved light cavalry saber with partial floral and shield engraved decoration to the blade, grip with full sharkskin and twisted gilt copper wrap with scabbard, no visible marks but probably Solingen. Blade measures approximately 32" L. 38" total L . 2nd item: United Confederate Veteran Reunion Medal from Richmond, May 30 – June 3, 1907. 3rd item: Uniform textile fragment, possibly from epaulets, comprised of green woven strip bordered by woven gilt threads, both approximately 5 1/4" L. 4th item: Pair of wrought iron Civil War era spurs with engraved decoration. One retains fragment of the original leather. 5 3/4" L x 4" W. History: Zeigler enlisted in the Confederate Army of Virginia in October, 1864. Enlisted in Company E, Virginia 57th Infantry Regiment on 14 Oct 1864. He was captured as a POW in Richmond VA in April 3rd, 1865 and released on July 1st, 1865. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall general wear to blade with some loss to engraved decoration. No maker's marks visible. 2nd item: Old solder repair to pin. 3rd item: Wear commensurate with age. 4th item: Normal oxidation to metal.