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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
U.S. Armory, Harpers Ferry, VA, U.S.A. 7
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
American 37 Civil War 17
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
made 1832; altered 1861
Dimensions:
L: 52.75 in, Barrel length: 32.75 in, H: 10.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This U.S. Model 1819, Hall breech-loading, Second Type rifle was produced from 1826-1838. It was converted from flintlock to percussion about 1850 or at the time of the Civil War.
Inscription:
[on top of chamber:] K (over) 42 [on top of breech:] J.H. HALL/H. FERRY/U.S./1838 [on left side of stock above trigger:] XX
Remarks:
A: rifle B: ramrod Converted to percussion, Confederate alteration, Adapted 1861-1862
Model:
U.S. Model 1819, Hall's patent, Type II
Caliber/Gauge:
.52
Serial Number:
42
Accession Number:
1988.8.1359

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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