Palmetto Musket

Palmetto Musket

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Description (Brief)
The.69 caliber Palmetto Musket was essentially a U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Musket made under contract by William Glaze at the Palmetto Armory in Columbia for the state of South Carolina. The bulk of them were assembled from surplus or rejected parts from the Springfield Armory.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
musket
musket, percussion
Other Terms
musket; Firearms; Percussion Fire;.69 In; Smooth Bore; Muzzle Load; Sa
date made
ca 1852
associated date
1852
maker
Palmetto Armory
place made
United States: Confederate States of America
United States: South Carolina
associated place
United States: South Carolina
Measurements
overall: 58 in; 147.32 cm
ID Number
AF.256991
catalog number
256991
accession number
50774
Credit Line
Navy Department
subject
Firearms
Civil War
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Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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