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    Civil War Ohio Marked US M1841 .58 Caliber Percussion Mississippi Rifle, E. Whitney 1855, with the Original Brass Handled Saber Bayonet. All metal now dark, generally smooth with areas of scattered light pitting and a few areas somewhat heavier most notably at the breech and along the edge of the forestock. Very good markings with the scarce 1855 date, seven groove rifled bore excellent, V notch rear sight. Brass furniture with nice light patina. Wood very good with come small scattered dents and bruises, commensurate with honest use. "OHIO" deeply stamped in the wood opposite the lock. Harpers Ferry alteration with saber bayonet lug and short front band. Retains the original brown leather sling. Brass handled saber bayonet excellent with the number 331 stamped on the underside of the grip. Blade smooth and light gray, absolutely no rust or pitting, locking mechanism works perfectly. A good representative Mississippi with a history of Civil War use.

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