Image ID
ICHi-068809
Headline
Percussion rifle military musket
Date Created
1864
Creator
Springfield Armory
Creator Role
manufacturer
Artwork/Object Depicted
guns;weapons
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2014, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-068809
Inventory Number
1920.1386
Storage Location
DIA
Max Pixels - Height
3391
Max Pixels - Width
4749
KEYWORDS
1920.1386
AHD_269
armed forces
armies
civil wars
United States. Civil War, 1861-1865
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percussion rifle military musket

Detail view of .52 or .58 caliber percussion rifle-musket manufactured by the Springfield Armory, 1864. This is an example of an U.S. military muzzle loading musket which were used in the American Civil War.

Detail view of .52 or .58 caliber percussion rifle-musket manufactured by the Springfield Armory, 1864. This is an example of an U.S. military muzzle loading musket which were used in the American Civil War.

4/16/2014