Joslyn Model 1862 Carbine

Description (Brief)
Joslyn Model 1862 and 1864 Carbines were made and issued from 1862 through the end of the Civil War. They fired .52 caliber metal rimfire cartridges, although some of the earliest Model 1862s were percussion pieces. The breechblock pulls up and to the left for loading.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carbine
carbine, rimfire
date made
ca 1862
patentee
Joslyn, Benjamin F.
maker
Joslyn, Benjamin F.
Measurements
overall, carbine: 38 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 97.79 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
AF*247498
accession number
47226
catalog number
247498
serial number
1345
subject
Firearms
Military
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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