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Krag-Jorgensen Carbine
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Krag-Jorgensen Carbine

Catalog #: 203221    Accession #: 35500
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Maker

Krag-Jorgensen (Manufacturer)

The Krag-Jorgensen rifle was originally designed by Captain Ole Hermann Johannes Krag, who was the director of the Royal Norwegian Arms Factory at Komgsberg and Erik Jørgensen, also of Kongsberg, Norway.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 6.5" H x 42" W x 4.25" D

Physical Description

United States M1896 Krag-Jorgensen carbine, .30 caliber.

General History

This carbine was the type of rifle carried by the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry “Rough Riders.”


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Spanish American War
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