Belgian double barrel percussion shotgun

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Titles Belgian double barrel percussion shotgun
Description Belgian double-barreled 12 gauge percussion shotgun. The gun belonged to Minnesota's third State Governor, Henry Adoniram Swift. Swift completed Governor Alexander Ramsey's second term after Ramsey resigned to take a seat in the United States Senate. The shotgun has a walnut stock, engraved iron mountings, damascus barrels, and a missing shield-shaped inlay at the wrist. Made in Belgium.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 127.8 centimeters length (overall)
86.8 centimeters length (barrel)
Nomenclature shotgun
Materials iron
walnut (wood)
German silver
Creation Made in: Liege, Belgium
Subjects Used by: Swift, Henry A.
Used in: New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Shooting--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1845 - Not later than 1869
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6690.1 (Accession Number)

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