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Fayeteville Musket
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Fayeteville Musket

Date: 1864
Catalog #: 1980.0399.0892    Accession #: 1980.0399
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Maker

Fayetteville Armory (Maker)

The Fayetteville Armory in North Carolina manufactured model 1855 rifles from machinery captured at Harpers Ferry.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 7" H x 49" W x 2.5" D

Physical Description

Confederate Musket, .63 caliber, marked Fayetteville .

Specific History

This musket is based on the Model 1855 rifled musket.


Keywords

Country: United States
States: North Carolina, Virginia
War: Civil War
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