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Object Name MUSKET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00311
Date c. 1842
Description Percussion conversion musket, 1816 lockplate, shoulder stock with comb. Stamped: "E. Poe", "V", A[T]" and "EP", "AB" Lockplate: "Harper's Ferry/1816" and eagle, Barrel: "US"
Dimensions L-57.5 inches
Owned J. W. Mallet
Owner Regiment 5th Alabama Infantry
Made Springfield
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance "Pierced barrel Confederate rifle" found on the battlefield of First Manassas. Shattered stock and other damage from being struck by bullets during the battle.
People Mallet, John William
Search Terms found on battlefield
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
items struck by bullets
Subjects Firearms