Confederate Weapons Model 1832 Foot Artillery Sword: Issued to artillerymen. Based on the Roman gladius. Model 1832 Dragoon Saber: Issued to the US Cavalry. An engraved version was privately purchased by senior officers. Model 1840 Light Artillery Saber: Issued to mounted artillery. Model 1840 Army Noncommissioned Officers' Sword Issued to infantry sergeants. The Marines had their own version.