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Object Name MUSKET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00142
Description B. Evans, model 1816 musket converted to percussion. The lockplate is stamped, "B. Evans, Valley Forge, 1824."
Dimensions L-57.5 inches
Owned William A. Updike
Owner Regiment 14th Virginia Infantry, Co. B, "Bedford Rifle Grays"
Made B. Evans, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Provenance This musket was used during the Civil War by Mr. Updike of Leesville, Bedford County, Virginia. He also used the revolving rifle (0985.13.135). The owner is possibly William A. Updike, a Corporal in Co. B, 14th Virginia Infantry, "Bedford Rifle Grays."
People Updike, William A.
Subjects Firearms
Guns
Muskets