Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Mjr. Sidney Warren Thaxter of the 1st Maine Cavalry collected this rifle-bore Confederate Lorenz musket and gave it to the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., a veterans' organization. These imported rifled muskets were commonly used during the war.
Lorenz muskets were made in Austria and imported.
About This Item
- Title: Confederate Lorenz musket, 1862
- Creator: Vienna Arsenal, Austria
- Creation Date: 1862
- Subject Date: circa 1862
- Media: Iron, brass, beech
- Local Code: AF7
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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