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Catalog Number 0985.13.00137
Description Springfield rifle musket, Model 1861, lockplate is stamped, "US / SPRINGFIELD / 1862" with an eagle; "ANDERSON" carved on opposite side of lock.
Dimensions L-55.5 inches
Owned Michael Bannan; unidentified Union soldier
Owner Regiment Graham's Battery Virginia Horse Artillery (Petersburg)
Made Springfield, Massachusetts
Event Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Provenance The rifle/musket was captured from a Federal soldier (possibly with the last name of Anderson, based upon inscription on musket) by Michael Bannan of Graham's Battery, Petersburg, Virginia.

People Bannan, Michael
unidentified Union soldier
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
United States Army
Subjects Firearms