|Pomeroy, Lemuel|| ||Pittsfield||Massachusetts||1795||1846|
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|U.S. Army, May 17, 1823||muskets|
|Government, February 26, 1840||6400 Model 1840 flintlock musket|
Lemuel Pomeroy bought the Whitney Forge in Pittsfield from Jason Mills. He finished
the contract of Mills for Model 1798 flintlock muskets.
.69 caliber flintlock, marked L. POMEROY PITTSFIELD/ED.
.69 caliber flintlock, 42" barrel, made from 1840 to 1846. Production was so about 6400 however in other records 1000 more are mentionned. Many or almost all of them were altered to percussion. Pomeroy got the pattern of the Model 1840 musket from Harpers Ferry.