Original Antique Civil War Period Side Knife With Bone Handle. A nine inch overall knife with wide blade. Has mild pitting and a deep brown patina (see photos). The handle is made of animal bone and has a few chips and cracks (see photos). A nice solid authentic knife that dates from the Civil War period. Many Civil War Soldiers both Confederate and Union carried side knives as illustrated in the photos shown here. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.