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Ball and Williams Co.

Name Street Town State From To
Ball and Williams Co.   Worcester Massachusetts 1861 1866


Patent Date Remarks
     


Contract for
U.S. during the Civil War 1500 Ballard Carbines
State of New York during the Civil War 500 Ballard Carbines in 1863
State of Kentucky during the Civil War slightly more than 4600 Ballard Carbines


Product
Produced most of the Ballard carbines and rifles. The guns were sold through Merwin & Bray, New York.

.44 long r.f. caliber, single shot military carbine, falling block
.46 long r.f. caliber, single shot Kentucky rifle
.54 ballard r.f. caliber, military carbine, falling block

Ballard guns were made from 1861 to 1864