Available for purchase is this Large Civil War Confederate Style D-Guard forged iron Bowie Knife. The knife features a heavy forged like blade, matching D-Guard and wood handle/grip secured with copper rivets. Overall the piece measures 14 inches in length making it a larger size fighting side knife that was particularly popular with soldiers of the Confederacy. Numerous Civil War photos exist showing southern volunteers with their muskets and various size D-Guard Bowies. The knife features a weathered one-piece wood grip with the wood and metal having a heavy pitted oxidized finish. Wonderful rare piece done in the style of a Civil War/Confederate display piece seldom offered. Provenance: From the personal collection of Darryl Fisher. Age and origin of the piece are not confirmed. The knife features a 9 1/2" blade, forged hand guard, wooden handle, and copper rivets.