US Model 1861 rifled musket
United States Model 1861 .58 caliber rifled musket. This musket was used during the Civil War. The musket has a full walnut stock and iron mountings, including the buttplate, three barrel bands, trigger guard and ramrod. Manufactured by the Savage Revolving Firearms Company in Middletown, Connecticut.
ID Number: 9248
Rifle muskets like this, weighing approx. 9 lbs, were standard-issue weapons to soldiers in the Union army.< < BACK