Rifle-Musket

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1862

GUSN

GUSN-25251

Description

Hardwood stock with metal barrel. Stamped in various places near trigger, "Springfield 1862", "U.S.", "CB", "AB", "EB/2".

Details

Descriptive Terms

rifles (long guns)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
walnut (wood)
steel (alloy)
RIFLE

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

U.S. Armory (Maker)

Dimensions

4.375 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.355