1812 History
Harvey 50 Bayonet


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Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage 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:
Object
Description:
This bayonet, with a broken tip, would have been designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. There are markings on the bayonet which include: “Harvey” with an outline of a heart on the base of the blade and “50” on the socket. A bayonet would have arguably been on every soldier’s firearm during the War of 1812-1814. Further research in 2010 suggests it is a British Bayonet.
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Local identifier:
2004.001.011
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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Niagara Historical Society Museum
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43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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Harvey 50 Bayonet


This bayonet, with a broken tip, would have been designed to fit on the muzzle of a rifle or musket barrel, making it into a close range weapon. There are markings on the bayonet which include: “Harvey” with an outline of a heart on the base of the blade and “50” on the socket. A bayonet would have arguably been on every soldier’s firearm during the War of 1812-1814. Further research in 2010 suggests it is a British Bayonet.