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Object Name Carbine
Catalog Number 0985.00.00050
Date ca. 1860
Description Spencer patent 1862 carbine with serial number "31468." The following is inscribed on the stock, "Curry / Tom McCloskey 9th."
Dimensions L-39 inches
Owned Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry [Jabez L. M. Curry; J. L. M. Curry]
Owner Regiment 5th Alabama Cavalry
Made Designed by Christopher Miner Spencer (American, 1833-1922); Manufactured b
Event Battle of Selma
Provenance Lt. Col. Jabez L. M. Curry captured this Spencer carbine from a Federal officer after the Battle at Selma, Alabama in March 1865. Curry was a member of the 5th Alabama Cavalry.
People Curry, Jabez Lamar Monroe
unidentified Union officer
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Wilson's Raid
Subjects Firearms