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Winchester Model 1866 .44 caliber carbine  (Firearms and accessories)  "1870-1877"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1877

Materials:

Wood, metal

Techniques:

Commercially produced/manufactured

Dimensions:

99 x 11.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), Non-Indian, North America, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area)

Site Name:

Plateau

Country:

USA, Canada

Collection History:

Said to have been owned by the Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce) leader Chief Joseph (Hinmuuttu-yalatlat, 1840-1904); probably surrendered to General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, U.S. Army) in 1877; said to have been given by General Miles to his assistant, General George W. Baird (ca. 1840-ca. 1900, U.S. Army); probably inherited by General Baird's son, Colonel George Hathaway Baird (U.S. Army, 1876-1951); inherited by Colonel Baird's daughters, Miss Nancy R. Baird and Miss Betty Baird; donated to MAI in 1953.

Source ID:

NMAI_237078

Catalog Number:

22/2171

Album Name:

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