Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Register
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

US M1842 .69 Caliber Percussion Smoothbore Musket, Harpers Ferry 1847, with Period ID to Joseph H. Chase, 9th New Hampshire Inf., Mortally Wounded at Spotsylvania. Chase enlisted in the regiment on August 9, 1862. The regiment was engaged at Antietam and Chase was wounded at Fredericksburg. He returned to the regiment in September of 1863 and served with them until being mortally wounded by shrapnel at Spotsylvania May 13, 1864, succumbing to those wounds on June 17. "Joseph H. Chase/ Co. C 9th N. H." neatly scratched in script on the butt stock. The gun is excellent overall. All metal smooth and light gray with matching tang date, 1847. Wood also excellent with smooth deep rich patina retaining vestiges of the inspector's mark. Mechanically perfect as is the bore. Accompanied by a complete set of records. A Civil War musket that witnessed history in the hands of Union soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
November, 2008
20th-21st Thursday-Friday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
Page Views: 885

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

Heritage membership

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
Consign now
  • Cash Advances
  • More Bidders
  • Trusted Experts
  • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Only 5 days left to consign to the 2016 October 22 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Beverly Hills!

Learn about consigning with us

You treated me with honesty and respect, and my Heritage experience is very positive.
P.F.,
Puyallup, Wa
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Compete.com)

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

A Private Collection of Western Americana: Offered in a Special Internet Auction
A Private Collection of Western Americana: Offered in a Special Internet Auction
REALIZED $46,144.00

© 2016 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved