|Object Name||PISTOL CARBINE|
|Catalog Number||0985.13.00920, a-c|
|Description||Single shot percussion pistol carbine with a detchable stock (.920a), false muzzle (.920b), and telescopic sight (.920c). 11.75" barrel, 1" false muzzle; spur trigger guard. "M. James / Utica N.Y."|
|Made||Morgan James, Utica, New York|
This pistol carbine is an example of a long gun used by sharpshooters on both sides during the Civil War.
Morgan James produced many heavy muzzle-loading sharpshooters’ rifles for Berdan’s Sharpshooters and other US Army units during the Civil War, many of which were equipped with telescopic sights.