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Greene, James

Name Street Town State From To
Greene, James   Milbury Massachusetts 1859 1863

Patent Date Remarks

Contract for
U.S. 1860 to 1863 900 Rifles

.53 caliber (sometimes stated .54 caliber) Single shot, underhammer bolt-action percussion rifle, 36" barrel, marked "Greene's Patent/Nov. 17, 1857". To load the rifle first a single bullet had to load following by a combusible cartridge tha thad its bullet at the base which acting as gas seal.

About 4,000 were made by the A.H. Waters Armory