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Catalog Number 8241-147
Title Rifle, Cartridge Conversion from Percussion, Springfield Armory, Model 1861, Needham Conversion
Object Name Rifle
Description Single shot, .58 Cal., center-fire cartridge. Single round rifled bore barrel. Full wood stock. Iron alloy lock mechanism and door. Iron alloy mountings and ramrod. Military issue.
Date 1869
Year Range from 1869
Year Range to 1869
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood
Made Springfield Armory; Fenians
Place of Origin USA: Massachusetts, Springfield; New Jersey, Trenton
Makers mark "US, Springfield, 1862" and eagle on lock plate
"US" on butt plate tang
"104" on hammer
Height (in) 8
Length (in) 56
Search Terms Springfield Armory
Fenians
Credit line Walter J. Charnley Collection, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Charnley, Walter J.