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 Posted: Wed Apr 1st, 2009 06:19 pm
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The Gael
Irish in the Union researcher

Joined: Mon Mar 30th, 2009
Location: Midway USA, USA
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The 116th musterred in August 1862 and their history indicates that they were issued "the old pattern musket" and it was loaded with a 69 caliber ball and three buckshot. Most suppositions are that it was M1842 muskets, but some think that they also used the M186/22 muskets.

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