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Accession number 1996.17
Catalog Number 1996.17.14
Object Name Bayonet, Triangular
Description U.S. Model 1808 Pattern Bayonet that accompanies the American Militia Cartridge Box, and meant to hang from the frog on the left side of the box. The frog is secured by a 2.25 British style cast brass hook. Associated with 1996.17.13 and 1996.17.15. Pre 1816 characteristics are evident: the bayonet is made to go on a musket with a bottom rather than a top lug. No locking ring, end ring, or markings are present. First Seminole War period.
Date 1808
Dimensions H-1.25 W-2.5 L-18 inches
Collection Militaria
Imagefile 002\19961714.JPG