Object Title

Rimfire breech-loading military carbine - Warner Carbine

Rimfire breech-loading military carbine - Warner Carbine

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.3226

Provenance

not known

Dimensions

BarrelLength19.8inches
BarrelLength503mm
OverallLength948mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1420

Calibre

.50 in Warner

Associations

Places America

Notes

The U.S. War Department purchased 1,501 Warner carbines in .50 Warner rimfire cartridge between Jan 24th and Nov 15th 1864; and 2,500 chambered for the Spencer .56/50 rimfire cartridge between Feb 2nd and March 15th 1865.