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Object Name CARBINE
Catalog Number 0985.02.00085
Date ca. 1863
Description Spencer .52 caliber rimfire, serial number 45876. 22 inch barrel with six grooves, walnut butt and stock. Marked "SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE CO. BOSTON MASS PTD MARCH 6, 1860".
Dimensions L-39 inches
Owned Charles E. Miller; unidentified Union soldier
Made Spencer Repeating Rifle Company
Provenance The carbine was used during the war by Charles E. Miller, courier on the staff of General James Patton Anderson. The gun was captured by Miller from a Federal soldier.
People Miller, Charles E.
unidentified Union soldier
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Firearms
Guns
Carbines