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US Model 1861 rifled musket

A U.S. Model 1861 rifled musket, .58 caliber, having a full walnut stock and iron mountings that include the buttplate, three barrel bands, trigger guard, and ramrod. a complete example of the standard Union longarm.Labels/Marks: stamped markings, including "SAVAGE, R.F.A. CO./MIDDLETOWN, CT" and an eagle, on lockplate ahead of hammer, "1864" to rear; "US" on buttplate tang; "V/ P ? (an eagle's head)" proofs on barrel at breech

ID Number: 9248

Rifle muskets like this, weighing approx. 9 lbs, were standard-issue weapons to soldiers in the Union army.

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US Model 1861 rifled musket
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