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Symmes, J.C.

Name Street Town State From To
Symmes, J.C.   Worcester Massachusetts 1857  

Patent Date Remarks
? November 1858  

Contract for
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.