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Rod

Date: 
1775-1850
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 3/4 x 1 in. ( 98.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Metal cleaning rod with a hand-forged terminus at each end.
Object Number: 
INV.5746
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6805
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rod

Date: 
1775-1850
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 3/4 x 1 in. ( 98.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Metal rod with a hand-forged terminus at each end.
Object Number: 
INV.5745
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6804
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pike halved?

Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 83 x 1 1/4 in. ( 210.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Wood shaft.
Object Number: 
INV.5735
Gallery Label: 
This shaft may have been part of a pike or spontoon.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
6803
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ornament 107th infantry, 1920-41

Medium: 
enamel/metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.403
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
6802
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Waist belt with bayonet scabbard

Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 in. ( 99.1 cm )
Description: 
Leather and brass waist belt with bayonet scabbard; black leather belt with corner-cut rectangular brass plate at right end that fastens to brass loop on left, and triangular leather scabbard with tapered brass tip and cone-shaped finial; stamped number on front of belt plate.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Object Number: 
1937.260
Marks: 
stamped: belt plate: "7" (7th Regiment, National Guard New York)
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this waist belt and scabbard were part of a uniform worn by Charles A. Schermerhorn while a member of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
6795
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Razor blade

Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.5687
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
6742
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

U.S. Civil War bayonet

Date: 
1840-1875
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 3/4 x 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 52.7 x 1.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Steel bayonet; angular with back and face flutes.
Object Number: 
1936.689
Marks: 
stamped: face: "US/1"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
6738
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bugle

Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass, cord
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 33 x 15.9 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass bugle with removable mouthpiece, applied band with stamped border at end of bell, and red cord with two tassels closely wrapped around tubing at center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Object Number: 
1948.143
Marks: 
stamped: on bell: "SAÑUDO MUELAY CIA. / HABANA"
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bugle was captured in Cuba by Colonel George Creighton Webb (1853-1948) during the Spanish-American War.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
6718
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wooden mallet

Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 5 x 2 in. ( 29.8 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Wood mallet; cylindrical head with cone-shaped back and rounded front fastened to tapered cylindrical shaft; five incised lines on back of head; handwritten mark at center of head.
Object Number: 
INV.6521
Marks: 
handwritten: center head: "7th REGT."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
6675
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Leather fragment

Medium: 
leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.5598
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
6626
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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