|Savage Revolving Fire-Arms Company|| ||Middletown||Connecticut||1859|| |
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Springfield Armory supervised the manufacturing and distribution of the Model 1861 musket.
In order to fulfill shortages, production was sub-contracted to a number of private
manufacturers as Savage Revolving Fire Arms Co, Middletown. Connecticut.
.58 caliber percussion, Model 1861 rifled muzzleloader, 25520 were made during the Civil War, marked US SAVAGE R.F.A Co/MIDDLETOWN CT and the lock is marked with production year and US.
.58 caliber, right side