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Denman Weis found this Civil War bayonet seen Tuesday Jan. 29, 2013, in this basement wall wile remodeling his south Moorhead, Minn., home.

Civil War artifact pokes through Moorhead remodeling project

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MOORHEAD - Denman Weis was doing remodeling work in his south Moorhead home last week when he stumbled upon a piece of American history.

A very pointy piece.

After removing paneling from the walls of a basement closet, he discovered a bayonet with a long, triangular-shaped blade resting within the studs.

"I'm ex-military, so I knew right away what it was," Weis said.

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