barrel length: 22 1/8 in. ( 56.2 cm )
Overall: 37 3/4 in. ( 95.9 cm )
Wood, steel, and iron percussion carbine; part round, part octagon barrel with bladed front and long-range rear sight; iron furniture; stamped marks on barrel, breech, and breechblock.
Gift of Louise Madden
stamped: barrel: "BALL & WILLIAMS/WORCESTER MASS."; "BALLARD'S PATENT/NOV. 5, 1861"; "MERWIN & BRAY. AGTS./NEW YORK."
stamped: breechblock, breech: "4287"
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