Mexican Cavalry Flintlock Carbine

Description
Physical Description
English-made Mexican cavalry flintlock carbine, .58 caliber marked with the Mexican symbol of an eagle devouring a snake.
Object Name
carbine
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 36 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 91.44 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
used
Mexico
ID Number
AF*43462
catalog number
43462
accession number
164794
subject
Firearms
related event
Mexican War
Expansion and Reform
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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