barrel length: 20 3/8 in. ( 51.8 cm )
Overall: 38 1/2 in. ( 97.8 cm )
Wood, steel, and iron percussion carbine; iron furniture; stamped marks on left and right sides of breech; incised lettering on left buttstock.
Gift of C.B. Colton
stamped: left breech: "MERWIN & BRAY/AGTS. N.Y./18..."; right side: "BALLARD'S PATENT/NOV. 5, 1861"
incised: left buttstock: "MIT"
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