Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Colt Model 1861

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Colt Model 1861

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.2587

Dimensions

BarrelLength40 inches
BarrelLength1015 mm
OverallLength1419 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.580 in

Associations

Places America

Notes

Total production for this musket was 75,000 from 1861 to 1865.