Butt stock of musket

Butt stock of musket
Title
Butt stock of musket
Date 
1760-1776
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 33.3 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Wood butt stock of musket.
Credit Line 
Gift of William P. Lyon, 1862
Object Number 
1862.10
Gallery Label 
This musket stock was found in White Plains, New York, near the site of a Revolutionary War battlefield. The battle was fought on October 28, 1776, and resulted in a victory for British forces under General Howe against retreating Continental forces under General Washington. The musket probably belonged to a soldier who fought in the battle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group