Looking for information on the issue of converted Model 1816's

4th Texas

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Feb 12, 2017
Specifically, I am looking for information on whether these this type of gun was issued to the 33rd Virginia, 32nd Indiana, 83rd Ohio or 58th New York Infantry. Thank you.
 

James Brenner

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Nov 10, 2016
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North Canton, Ohio
The 83rd Ohio did not. They were issued Enfields - 980 to be exact. (Ohio. Executive Documents, "Annual Report of the Quartermaster General for the Year 1862"). See also August Willich, The Gallant Dutchmen for the 32nd Indiana. If I remember correctly, they carried M1816s rifled by Miles Greenwood of Cincinnati, but it might have been M1842s.
 
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