Tallassee Carbine

Tallassee Carbine

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Description (Brief)
This.58-caliber carbine was closley patterned after the British Enfield carbine. It was made in Tallassee, Alabama in 1864 with equipment moved from Richmond, Virginia. Approximately 500 were manufactured but were made too late to be used in the war.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carbine
carbine, percussion
Other Terms
carbine; Firearms; Percussion Fire;.58 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; Sa
associated date
1864
maker
Tallassee Armory
place made
United States: Alabama, Tallassee
United States: Confederate States of America
Measurements
overall: 40 1/2 in; 102.87 cm
ID Number
AF.32711
catalog number
32711
accession number
69413
serial number
119
Credit Line
U.S. Military Service Institute
subject
Firearms
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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