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Bayonet blade

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Title:
Bayonet blade
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 1 in. ( 34.6 x 2.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 783
Description: 
Iron bayonet blade; angular.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Object Number: 
INV.6168.33
Gallery Label: 
This fragment was excavated in 1895 by William L. Calver at a military camp at 201st Street and Ninth Avenue in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Built after the surrender of Fort Washington by American forces on November 16, 1776, the camp was occupied by British soldiers who were guarding the landing area for a ferry that crossed the Harlem River from the Bronx to Manhattan.
Date Begin: 
1760
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group