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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Fayetteville Armory, Fayetteville, NC 2
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
Civil War 17 American 37
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1863
Dimensions:
L: 56 in, Barrel length: 40 in, H: 8.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This Confederate rifle-musket is a composite of a U.S. Model 1861 with the addition, or replacement, of a Confederate-made lock and buttplate. U.S. Model 1861 Composite. (According to the old ARGUS record W.2677 - hmk).
Inscription:
on lock: 1864 C.S.A. (under eagle) FAYETTEVILLE [on top of barrel:] 1863 [on left side of barrel:] (eagle head) (proofmark) [on all three barrel bands:] U [on butt plate:] C.S.A. [carved in left side of butt stock:] G.W. LEE
Remarks:
A: gun B: ramrod Replacement Fayetteville lock.
Model:
U.S. Model 1863 Type II
Caliber/Gauge:
.58 ML
Accession Number:
1988.8.1538

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