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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00395
Description Burnside Type III carbine. SN: 2726. "L.D.W" carved in an oval on the stock.
Material Metal/Wood
Dimensions L-40 inches
Owned James Ellett
Owner Regiment Crenshaw Artillery
Event Battle of Harper's Ferry
Provenance Captured by Lt. James Ellett of Crenshaw Battery at the surrender of Harper's Ferry, Sept. 15, 1862. He was killed in action at the Battle of Fredericksburg when standing next to Major Pegram by the explosion of an enemy shell.
People Ellett, James
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Battle of Harper's Ferry
Battle of Fredericksburg
Subjects captures
Carbines
Casualties, War
Dead persons
Firearms
Guns
surrenders
War casualties