The government-owned Richmond 1 Arsenal produced the largest 2 number of carbines (13), while Cook and Brother was the most prolific 3 private contractor, manufacturing substantial numbers of carbines and 4 musketoons (8) and (12), whose design was based closely on that of the English Pattern 1853 Enfield. All 5 Confederate firearms show evidence of superior finish and hand fitting. 6
C. Chapman musketoon, complete with ramrod
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breech carbine with breech mechanism exposed for reloading Alternative style of carbine cartridge box Cook and Biother carbine
Bilharz, Hall and Company muzzle-loading carbine, complete with ramrod Militia carbine cartridge box with shoulder harness for carrying Cap box as attached to waist belt Cook and Brother musketoon, complete with ramrod
13 Richmond carbine with hammer cocked, with carrying strap and ramrod
14 Fabric-coveied tin drum water canteen with stopper, and shoulder carrying strap attached
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