DescriptionThis Sharps' 1848 patent carbine was captured from an insurgent at Harper's Ferry on October 18, 1859 by Colonel A.P. Shutt, and given to his son, J.O.L. Shutt.
4.25 H x 38 L inches
Inscription on patch box reads: "Captured from the insurgents at/ Harpers Ferry, Va. Oct. 18, 1859/ By Col. A. P. Shutt and presented to/ his son Augustus J.O.L. Shutt."
Gift of Mrs. Augustus L. Shutt
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