United States Army Officer's Presentation saber with scabbard owned by Colonel Charles Young. The long thin blade has an intricately designed pattern over a frosted silver background. The floral and Americana design features flags and cannons, as well as the text, [US], [Chas. Young, U.S.A.], and the Great Seal of the United States. The hilt has basket overtop and a wooden handle with carved finger molds. Above the hilt, inscribed into the medal, is text that reads, [S.N. Meyer / Washington DC]. On the edge of the blade above the hilt, [GERMANY] has been inscribed showing its place of origin.
The scabbard is undecorated metal with two upraised lines attached to metal hoops. At the bottom the hilt has an extended curved design applied.