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'Towne of Boston” Flintlock Musket
National Museum of American History, Behring Center

"Towne of Boston” Flintlock Musket

Catalog #: 43450    Accession #: 164794
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 8" H x 55" W x 2.75" D

Physical Description

American flintlock musket, .69 caliber, with “TOWNE OF BOSTON” branded into the stock.

Specific History

This gun was put together in the Massachusetts Colony before the French and Indian War to arm the militia of the city of Boston.


Keywords

Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
War: War of American Independence
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