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Confederate Lorenz musket, 1862

Confederate Lorenz musket, 1862

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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.

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