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Object Name BAYONET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00393
Description This bayonet is corroded and broken about three inches from the point. The iron may have been waxed at some date. This bayonet was fitted for use with a Prussian weapon having a Hanoverian catch. The bayonet is believed to be a 1832 Prussian style.
Dimensions L-10 inches
Event First Battle of Kernstown
Provenance This bayonet was picked up from the battlefield of Kernstown, 1862.
Search Terms found on battlefield
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862