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Steel arrowhead
Description Steel arrowhead reportedly removed from the body of a soldier who died on Sully's battleground near the Missouri River during a U.S. - Dakota War punitive expedition in 1864. The bifacial steel projectile point has a short zig-zag edged stem on the proximal end. When used, the point would be hafted to a wooden shaft.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 3/4 inches length
1/2 inch width
Nomenclature Arrowhead
Subjects Sully, Alfred, U.S. military officer, commander
Used at Sully's Battleground, Missouri River, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Use: Exactly 1864 Sully Expedition, U.S. - Dakota War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2166.E225