Bayonet torn from Civil War statue

The 4-pound bronze bayonet that someone broke off a statue outside Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland probably is “a trophy” in a living room, officials said Thursday.

The 2-foot bayonet would bring about $40 if sold for scrap, curator Michael Kraus said. But it will cost about $10,000 to replace the blade and repair the 1922 Frederick C. Hibbard statute, called “Parade Rest.”

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