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1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

Catalog #: 1377    Accession #: 6393
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Maker

J. Barrnet & Son (Manufacturer)

J. Barrnet & Son were armorers in London.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 7.5" H x 55.25" W x 1.75" D

Physical Description

British 1853 Pattern Enfield rifle-musket, .577 caliber

General History

British 1853 Pattern Enfield rifle-musket, .577 caliber also fired a .58 caliber bullet used by both the Union and the Confederacy.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
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