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Confederate Lorenz musket, 1862

Confederate Lorenz musket, 1862

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Maine Historical Society

Mjr. Sidney Warren Thaxter of the 1st Maine Cavalry collected this rifle-bore Confederate Lorenz musket and gave it to MOLLUS, a veterans' organization.

These imported rifled muskets were commonly used during the war.

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