Springfield Armory Model 1842/1845 U.S. Percussion Musket

Date Made: 1845Associated Date: 1845

Maker: Springfield Armory

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Firearms


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Credit Line: War Department

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.247438Catalog Number: 247438Maker Number: D1845Accession Number: 47226

Object Name: musketmusket, percussionOther Terms: musket; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .69 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa

Measurements: overall: 58 in x 2 3/4 in; 147.32 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-1549-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_416979

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