-- Hanger
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Time Period: 18th-19th century
Location: Europe, United States
Common Construction: Steel

The hanger is an infantry sword used in the 18th and 19th century as a sidearm. It is typically shorter than a sabre but shares similar characteristics. Hangers could have straight or curved blades and were single edged with a false edge towards the tip.

CE 18th Century, CE 19th Century, History, Medieval Europe, Sword, Weapon

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