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Bayonet and scabbard

Object Number: 
Steel, brass
Overall: 25 3/4 x 3 x 1 in. ( 65.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Bayonet with steel blade that is cruciform in cross-section, pressure-release clip, and brass grip; steel scabbard with rectangular loop and ball finial.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bayonet belonged to Captain Harry A. Ely (d. 1926). Ely served as a 1st lieutenant or captain in the Spanish-American War, and as an artillery instructor in World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nicholas A. Huth
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group