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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00396
Date ca. 1859
Description Sharps serial number 32833, new model 1859 with brass furniture.
Dimensions L-39 inches
Owned Thomas J. Mason; unidentified Union officer
Made Sharps, Hartford, Connecticut
Provenance Sharps carbine supposed to have been captured from a Federal officer by Thomas J. Mason, courier on Stonewall's Jackson's staff.
People Mason, Thomas J.
unidentified Union officer
Search Terms items captured from Union soldiers
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Firearms
Guns
Carbines