barrel length: 22 1/8 in. ( 56.2 cm )
Overall: 37 1/2 in. ( 95.2 cm )
Wood, steel, and iron percussion carbine; part round, part octagon barrel, iron furniture; stamped marks on receiver and breech end of barrel.
Gift of Louise Madden
stamped: barrel breech: "BALL & WILLIAMS/WORCESTER MASS BALLARD'S PATENT/NOV. 5, 1861 MERWIN & BRAY. AGTS/NEW YORK"; "4548"
stamped: receiver: "4548"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.