|Symmes, J.C.|| ||Worcester||Massachusetts||1857|| |
|?||November 1858|| |
|Ordnance Department in 1856||200 Symmes carbines but only 20 delivered|
Inventor was Lt. John C. Symmes, Ordnance Department Symmes and stationed
at Watertown Arsenal, Watertown, MA.
.54 caliber percussion, single shot carbine, backaction lock, 22" round barrel with pentagonal figling, Maynard tape primer, marked LT.SYMMES PLAN, 20 of 200 ordered were delivered.