Model 1898 Krag Rifle
Overall: 48 7/8 in. ( 124.1 cm )
barrel length: 30 1/8 in. ( 76.5 cm )
Part (bayonet length): 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
Wood and steel rifle; stamped marks on receiver and barrel; steel knife bayonet with wood scale grips and stamped marks on both sides of ricasso; canvas rifle cover with stamped mark on inside.
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
stamped: receiver: "U.S./MODEL 1898/SPRINGFIELD ARMORY/239935"
stamped: barrel: "REMINGTON ARMS CO./ILION, N.Y. U.S.A."
stamped: canvas cover: "WARD-STILSON/JUNE.." and "L.M.H. INSP./ORD DEPT U.S.A."
stamped: bayonet: "US" (obverse side); and "1899" (reverse side)
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