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  J.W.H. Golden Rifle
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1862

Rifle made by J.W.H. Golden while superintendent of the Fort Leavenworth Arsenal, 1862. Golden settled in Leavenworth in October, 1854 and was shot by border ruffians near Tonganoxie on September 6, 1856. The bullet remained in his throat until his death in 1894.

Location of Original: KSHS/Kansas Museum of History         Call Number: 1902.26, Rifle, Long Percussion Lock
Item Number: 102813              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare; Border ruffians; Firearms; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Golden, J.W.H.; Guns; Objects; Weapons (see also Guns)
 
 

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