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MUZZLE LOADER

MUZZLE LOADER

Thi is a 10-pound iron Parrott Rifle, named for designer Robert Parrott of the West Point Foundry. It featured a reinforcing band around the breech and was manufactured in different sizes, with bores of 2.9 or 3.0 inches. It was used by both sides in the Civil War, with a range up to 2,000 yards.

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