Wood, iron, brass, steel, leather
Overall: 58 in. ( 147.3 cm )
Part (barrel): 42 1/8 in. (107 cm)
stamped: center of lockplate: "US" (eagle above mark)
stamped: tail of lockplate: "SPRING/FIELD/1831"
stamped: buttplate tang: "US"
stamped: bayonet face: "US"
stamped: bayonet socket: "F 39"
stamped: forward band: "G 93" (probably inspector's mark)
Wood, iron, and brass percussion musket; bolster-type conversion to percussion system; iron furniture; button-head steel ramrod; stamped marks at center and tail of lockplate and on tang of buttplate; has angular iron bayonet (1960.57b) with beak point, full face flute, and deep back flutes; stamped marks on face and socket of bayonet; triangular leather bayonet scabbard and leather sling for musket.
Gift of Ms. Alma C. Butler and Mr. Charles T. Butler
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