Harpers Ferry 1853 Rifle with Merrill Alteration

Harpers Ferry 1853 Rifle with Merrill Alteration

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Currently not on view
Object Name
rifle
rifle, percussion
Other Terms
rifle; Firearms; Percussion Fire;.69 In; Rifled; 05; 03
date made
ca 1861
associated date
1853
maker
Merrill, James H.
place made
United States
Measurements
overall: 58 1/2 in x 3 in; 148.59 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
AF.222324
catalog number
222324
Credit Line
U.S. War Department. Bureau of Ordnance
subject
Firearms
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