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Bilharz, Hall, & Co.

Name Street Town State From To
Bilharz, Hall, & Co.   Danville Virginia    
Bilharz, Hall, & Co.   Pittsylvania Court House Virginia    

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Carbines for the Southern Confederacy

.54 caliber percussion, breechloading carbine (Rising Breech), 21" barrel, production was about 100 carbines in 1862

.58 Caliber percussion, muzzleloading carbine, 22" barrel (copy of the 1855 Springfield carbine), production was about 1000 carbines from 1863 to 1864, earlier type until about number 300 have brass nosecaps, later type have pewter nosecaps
Virginia production carbine, early model, left side
same, right side