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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Samuel T. Hawken, St. Louis, MO S. Hawken, St. Louis, MO
Descriptions
metal 3340 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Use
Johnston, John "Liver-Eating" 3
Date:
ca. 1861
Dimensions:
overall length: 48.625 in, Barrel length: 31.25 in, H: 9 in, weight: 212 oz
Credit Line:
Gift of F. W. Roebling, III
Inscription:
metal tag (in file): F.W. ROEBLING III / COLLECTIONS / TRANTON, N.J. / 43
Remarks:
Nathan Bender estimated the date of the rifle as 1860-1884, closer to the early date in a letter dated 06/15/2006.
Caliber/Gauge:
.56 (7 grooves)
Serial Number:
not serialized
Accession Number:
2000.14.1

Not currently on display

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