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Henry Model 1860 .44 caliber rifle  (Firearms and accessories)  "1860-1866"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1866

Materials:

Metal, wood

Techniques:

Commercially produced/manufactured

Dimensions:

110 x 11 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), Plains

State:

North Dakota, South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Presented to Sitting Bull the Minor (Sitting Bull the Good, Oglala Lakota, 1841-1876) on June 6, 1875 by President Ulysses S. Grant; collected by General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, U.S. Army, then a colonel) following Sitting Bull's death at the hands of the Crows on December 16, 1876 on the Tongue River in Montana; inherited by General Miles' children, Cecelia Miles Reber (Mrs. Samuel K. Reber, 1869-1952) and Major Sherman Miles (1882-1966); donated to MAI in 1925.

Source ID:

NMAI_152840

Catalog Number:

14/2182

Album Name:

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