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US Army Model 1855-1870 socket bayonet
Description Socket bayonet for the U.S. Army Model 1855-1870 Springfield Rifle-Musket. The bayonet was carried during the Civil War by George W. Buswell of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company B. Made by the Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 53.6 centimeters length overall
43 centimeters length blade
2.1 centimeters width blade
7.6 centimeters length socket
2.4 centimeters width socket
Nomenclature Bayonet
Creation Made by: Springfield Armory
Made in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 7th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865), Company B
Used by: Buswell, George W.
Used in Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Made in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Body Armor
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Civil War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 60.H37