- CATEGORY: T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- MEASUREMENTS: 14 3/4"L
- DATE MADE: c. 1855
Bayonet. 1855 Springfield pattern. No visible markings.
Bayonet found by John J. McLaughlin, caretaker of the J.S. Cullinan-Santa Anna Farm at Pasadena, Texas. It was picked up about 29 feet from the stone marking the site of Vince's Bridge, which was destroyed by the Texas soldiers to prevent the escape of Santa Anna.
- ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: McLaughlin, John J.
- CREDIT LINE: McLaughlin, John J.