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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00915
Description Spencer carbine, serial number 14882. Carved into stock on reverse side: "A.B. Venable / 18th Virginia June 16, 1864." Carved into the forestock near the sight: "P. T. Dow."
Dimensions L-38.5 inches
Owned A. B. Venable [Abram Bedford Venable] [Abraham Bedford Venable]
Owner Regiment 18th Virginia Cavalry, Co. D
Made Spencer Repeating Rifle Company, Boston, Massachusetts
Provenance 3rd Lt. Abram (or Abraham) Bedford Venable used this carbine during the war.
People Venable, Abraham Bedford [A. B.]
Subjects Firearms
Guns
Carbines