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Bayonet and  Scabbard
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Bayonet and Scabbard

Catalog #: RSN 81782W43    
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 2.5" H x 21" W x 1" D

Physical Description

Enfield M1853 forged steel bayonet. Leather scabbard with brass frog.

General History

The bayonet was used as an additional deadly weapon to be attached to the end of military rifles. The scabbard is a sheath to cover it.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
Service: Army
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