Flintlock Musket (Springfield, Vermont)

Unknown American, American

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1810-1812

Iron, copper, and wood

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.22.16451

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

Iron lock stamped "Springfield" under an eagle, scrolled initials US and "1809". Iron butt plate "1810". On stock near iron piece opposite lock is "US"

Provenance

Collected by Frank C. (1850-1912) and Clara G. Churchill (1851-1945), Lebanon, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1946.

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