Captured Percussion Rifle, c. mid-19th century, .36 caliber, maple stock, brass fittings, lock marked "LEMAN/LANCTR PA.," octagonal barrel marked "H.E. LEMAN LANCASTER PA. WARRANTED," with a small brass plaque: "CAPTURED FROM A CONFEDERATE/SHARPSHOOTER NEAR WILMINGTON, N.C./JANUARY, 1865. & PRESENTED TO/CAPTAIN WILLIAM H. PIERPONT/CO. D, 7TH CONN. VOLS.," barrel lg. 24, overall lg. 39 1/2 in.
Some dings and nicks in the stock, and the lock functions but would need some work to function properly.
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