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Photo Credit: Ben Sherman, Fort Sill
Exhibits specialist Zane Mohler puts a model 1795 Springfield musket back in the War of 1812 display at the Field Artillery Museum at Fort Sill. The display case also contains swords and knives from the war, plus a British New Land Pattern light dragoon (cavalry) pistol. Both pistol and musket fired the same .69-caliber ball cartridges.
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