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.

Date Made: ca 1862

Patentee: Joslyn, Benjamin F.Maker: Joslyn, Benjamin F.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Related Event: Civil War

Subject: Firearms

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: War Department

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.247498Accession Number: 47226Catalog Number: 247498Serial Number: 1345

Object Name: carbinecarbine, rimfireOther Terms: carbine; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .54 In; Rifled; 13; Sa

Measurements: overall, carbine: 38 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 97.79 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_417031

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