This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
- Media Type
- This is a bayonet socket with a small portion of the blade attached that was discovered in the Niagara River. A bayonet is a steel blade that is designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. This would have been on arguably every soldier’s firearm during the War of 1812-1814.
Width: 2.5 cm
Length: 8.2 cm
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- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.25012 Longitude: -79.06627
- Recommended Citation
- Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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