From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/23/1864, p.1, c 5

Beautiful Work of Art. – We were shown yesterday a sword to be presented to gen John H Winder, the blade of which is ornamented in a superior style of art. On one side is a design composed of scroll work, relieved by fruit and flowers most gracefully and artistically arranged, and on the reverse is the inscription “To Gen J H Winder, from his friends, Richmond, July 15, 1864” Underneath are the flags of the Confederacy and Maryland, with other appropriate designs. It is the work of Mr. Harry A McArdle, a young artist who is engaged as draughtsman in one of the departments in this city.

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