Model 1863 Rifle Musket

Description (Brief):

Produced at the Springfield Armory the .58 caliber Model 1863 Rifle Musket included several improvements on the Model 1861 including the elimination of the clean-out screw in the bolster just under the nipple, and the use of split type barrel bands with elimination of barrel band springs.

Date Made: 1863Associated Date: 1863

Maker: Springfield Armory

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: FirearmsRelated Event: Civil War


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.NM404Catalog Number: NM404Accession Number: 319944

Object Name: riflerifle musket, percussionOther Terms: rifle; Firearms; Percussion Fire; .58 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa

Measurements: overall: 56 in; 142.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_417862

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