The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

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Title Spencer Carbine
Date 1865/ /
Description Spencer Carbine rifle with 7 round magazine. Cal. 56/50. 22 inch barrel. Plaque on stock reads "Presented to Capt. Boustead for Gallant Conduct at the Battle of Limestone Ridge 1866". Mounted on wooden base.
Catalog Number 05042
Object Name Rifle, Military
Material Metal/Wood
Made Spencer Repeating Rifle Co.
Inscription Text Presented to Capt. Boustead for Gallant Conduct at the Battle of Limestone Ridge 1866
Dimensions L-37 inches
Search Terms Battle of Limeridge
Battle of Ridgeway
Fenian Raids
Rifle
Weapons
Condition Good
Condition Notes Some surface rust
Event Battle of Ridgeway
People Boustead, J.B.
Place of Origin Boston, Massachusetts
Notes Pat'd March 6, 1860, Made 1865
Displayed on wooden base.