Joslyn Model 1862 Carbine

Joslyn Model 1862 Carbine

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carbine
carbine, rimfire
Other Terms
carbine; Firearms; Percussion Fire;.54 In; Rifled; 13; Sa
date made
ca 1862
patentee
Joslyn, Benjamin F.
maker
Joslyn, Benjamin F.
place made
United States
Measurements
overall, carbine: 38 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 97.79 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
AF.247498
accession number
47226
catalog number
247498
serial number
1345
Credit Line
War Department
subject
Firearms
Civil War
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Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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