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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00907
Date 1863
Description New Model 1863 Sharps carbine, marked with serial #C-10749.
Dimensions W-4.5 L-39 inches
Owned Thomas A. McClenny
Owner Regiment 24th Virginia Cavalry, Co. I, "Capt. Theodore G. Barham's Co."
Made Sharps, Hartford, Connecticut
Provenance Sgt. Thomas A. McClenny of 24th Virginia Cavalry, Co. I, owned and used this Sharps carbine during the war. He enlisted on August 1, 1862 at South Quay-Norfleet for three years, or duration of the war. He fought under Stonewall Jackson until the latter's death.
People McClenny, Thomas A.
Subjects Firearms