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    SPRINGFIELD 1842 PERCUSSION MUSKET. In .69 caliber, the lock is dated 1846 and the barrel is dated 1849. "T. FOREMAN" is carved into the right side buttstock. The initials "F W" are carved into the left buttstock and additionally, "W F" is carved in the wood on the left side triggerguard area. An illegible symbol and the number "18" is carved on the upper buttstock, and there is a "Z" stamped on the lower buttstock. All of these carvings appear contemporary with the period of use.

    T.J. Foreman served as a private in the 3rd Alabama infantry. His military records and regimental history are included with this lot.


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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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