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Muzzle Loading Rifle

Artist/Maker:
Ledford, H.
Medium:
brass; wood
Dimensions:
LOA 59 1/4
Accession Number:
R-20
Description:
A muzzle-loading rifle fired by percussion caps. The barrel is octagon-shaped with slight grooving; engraving at barrel tip. Grease hole. Brass trigger guard with two spurs. Double-set triggers. Engraved lock with inscript. High moulded edge of cheek piece with incised line. High comb. Molding where side plate would be. Inscript on barrel.
Credit Line:
Wachovia Historical Society Collection