Carved Navy Pocketknife, carved on one side "1st MATE.PORTERS GUNBT./TAKEN FROM A YANKEE ON THE/USS HARTFORD/1864" with foliate designs, lg. 3 7/8 in.
Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Has a broken blade and some patination on the steel parts.
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