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Object Name MUSKET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00413
Date ca. 1823
Description U.S. model 1816 type I converted to percussion. Lockplate marked with "B. Evans Valley Forge, 1823." Steel furniture with ramrod and bayonet.
Dimensions L-72 inches
Owned George Brockenbrough McAdams
Made B. Evans, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Event Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Provenance Musket picked up from the battlefield of Seven Pines directly after the war and prized highly by its owner, Mr. McAdams.
People McAdams, George Brockenbrough
Search Terms found on battlefield
Peninsula Campaign
Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Subjects Firearms