Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History, Behring Center
Brown Bess Musket
Catalog #: 245168.043 Accession #: 245168
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 8" H x 60" W x 3.25" D
Re-stocked Long Land pattern Brown Bess musket, .80 caliber, lockplate marked Jordan, dated 1746.
The metal parts of this musket were made by Edward Jordan of Birmingham, England in 1746. The original wooden stock was replaced with the distinctive club butt stock of the Massachusetts colony.
Country: Great Britain
Era: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)