San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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  • BAYONET, TRIANGULAR

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • MEASUREMENTS: 14 3/4"L
  • DATE MADE: c. 1855

Description

Bayonet. 1855 Springfield pattern. No visible markings.


Provenance

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.


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