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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00916
Date ca. 1859
Description Sharps new model 1859; Caliber 0.52, serial number 59450. Carved on stock: "JR Werth"
Dimensions L-38.5 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldier; James R. Werth
Made Sharp's Rifle Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut
Provenance Carbine captured from the enemy by James R. Werth of Richmond, Virgina. Afterwards carried by him in the field, and brought home from Appomattox Court House.
People unidentified Union soldier
Werth, James Rhodes
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Firearms