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Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
steel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/2 × 20 × 1 in. (6.4 × 50.8 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
bayonets
Date:
1861-1865
Description:
This socket bayonet has been modified so that the point is curved into a hook. The letters "US" are engraved at the blade shoulder, just above the socket. The bayonet has a locking ring and bore socket typical of socket bayonets.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Military
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5988e546d-099b-4cd4-b36e-1246466a44cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.12