Adobe readersoftware is needed to view and print pdf documents from this web site. Take time to go through our huge selection of cheap flights to springfield to find the best deals that fit into your budget. Humphrey, 101st illinois infantry, 18631865, undated 10. At that time, the cast burtonminie balls were available from dixie. His letters were sent from lagrange, tennessee and vista plantation, louisiana. Letters from babcock to relatives in illinois, 186164, con cern his work as a. Our goal is to identify all city directories in all repositories. Gill ridgley, lead curator for sociology, cultural studies and sport writes about the background to the fa 1863 minute book which is now on. Herlerode, lost his life during the 45 minute battle. Trinity evangelical lutheran church has a searchable online index of baptism, marriage, and burial records dating back as far as 1839. The eagle emblem is visible, and id categorize the rifle as in good condition. The model 1865 quickly became obsolete, and most of them were sold in the 1870s to several american arms dealers.
Over two hundred fifty thousand such weapons were produced for the u. Wondering what todays value on this type of rifle would be. Again, i see no signs of heavy sanding, but it has been heavily cleaned. Purchased from reputable seller and recently evaluated at auction house as to authenticity and that it appears all pieces are original and not from multiple rifles. Imho the main difference was the 1861 has a clean our screw for the cone, nipple. Football association 1863 minute book social science blog. The breechloading weapons increased the rate of fire from three to four rounds per minute to eight to ten rounds per minute. Browse our 1863 springfield musket parts and place your order today. How much would a 1863 springfield trapdoor rifle be. The model 1863 also has the distinction of being the last muzzleloading longarm produced by the springfield armory. General diaries, narrative accounts and minute books, 18601886 diaries. Id also like to know how to go about getting it appraised.
Hello, was wondering what was the typical load of ffg powder for the springfield 1816 and 1863 rifles. Many people like to think a gun is original when it is not or it special for some reason when it is modified. American civil war documents, manuscripts, letters and diaries and grand army of the republic collections. State historic sites at springfield, il home facebook. Lying along the sangamon river in the central part of the state, springfield is situated about 100 miles 160 km northeast of st. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. The model 1863 was only a minor improvement over the springfield model 1861. Orders usually ship within 2 business days most on the day order is received. Series 30, general diaries, narrative accounts and minute books, 18601886. Judson signed by officers of the eighth illinois cavalry, november, 1863. In addition to the county deed records held by the archives regional depositories, some deed records are also available on microfilm at the main archives building in springfield. The 272word speech by president abraham lincoln was delivered on nov. Springfield white pages phone books in illinois il.
An item that gives a different perspective is a minute book from a soldiers aid society formed by women in ohio. The lock has a considerable amount of originaly case colors remaining. I have a springfield rifle with the date of 1863 stamped on the right side by hammer. These were replaced by solid oval bands held by band springs. These local springfield newspapers have played a pivotal role in american history, especially for abraham lincolns presidency and the civil war. You can tell that it use to have a ram rod under barrel. It has been converted to a cartridge or breech block. Letter, 19 march 1863, from tom, a union solder at winchester, virginia, to his. This is a 1863 springfield musket, stock is not cracked or repaired, lock strong, appearance very good, typical patina and pitting for a war relic. Illinois, the 44yearold traveled from camp yates, springfield, illinois, to jackson, tennessee, to meet his regiment. Jesse white secretary of state and state archivist. Louis, missouri, and some 185 miles 300 km southwest of chicago.
American civil war documents, manuscripts, letters and diaries. In the years following the civil war, many model 1863 muskets were converted into breechloading trapdoor springfields. Model 1864 reports from the field indicated that the clamping bands would jump forward under heavy recoil. Conlee of company a, 110 illinois infantry, to his wife. The 1863 fa minute book documents these historically important meetings as well as recording the establishment of the worlds oldest cup. Springfield 1863 civil war musket price and opinions. Im looking for a load that across the board seems to shoot. When you decide to book and travel is entirely up to you, but dont wait too long because we have some of the best deals on the web and they wont last long. Over 250,000 riflemuskets of this pattern were completed at springfield armory, and these long arms saw extensive use in the last year of the civil war. We are working together so springfield can reach its fullest potential educationally and economically through equality. The springfield community is truly like a family when one triumphs, we all triumph. The state journalregister newsbank fulltext local news in the state journalregister from 1831current britannica library collecion of three reference resources, offering research materials through three levels of access. I am looking at getting an 1861 or 1863 springfield rifle shooting replica of course.
American civil war documents, manuscripts, letters and. For a listing of available records, go to the churchs historyarchives page. Bella milano springfield home springfield, illinois. Danathomas house, lincolnherndon law offices, war memorials, lincoln tomb, old state capitol and vachel lindsay home state. The bolster was reshaped and the clean out screw was deleted. State historic sites at springfield, il, springfield, illinois. For the 1816 i am using the lyman 730gr minnie, and for the 1863 i am using the 530gr lyman minnie. Addtional index to trinitry lutheran church burials 18391861. Springfield il 3111 south veterans pkwy springfield, il 62704 2175469440 store hours.
The rear sight was changed to a cheeper to make style type. Shop for 1863 springfield musket parts with numrich gun parts. Check out our video to get all the details in just over a minute. Sangamon county, illinois genealogy familysearch wiki. A novel and important question, involving the extent of the maritime jurisdiction of. Benny,the 1863 springfield was a wartime change to make them a bit cheeper. Wics newschannel 20 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for springfield and nearby towns and communities in the decatur, and champaign area, including jacksonville, taylorville, lincoln, petersburg, pana, effingham, shelbyville, beardstown, carlinville, litchfield and hillsboro. I have an old 1863 springfield rifle trapdoor type with the bayonet. Springfield news, weather, sports, breaking news wics. If the lock plate is dated 1863 then it is a 2nd model allin conversion, all of the 1st model had a lock plate date of 1865 and only 5,000 converted. As such, it is sometimes classified as just a variant of the model 1861. A portion of the first floor was occupied by springfields post office, while.
I have an 1863 springfield rifle type ii stamped at 1864. This is the last model of us military percussion musket produced by the national armory in springfield, mass during the civil war. Undoubtedly, there are other city directories for this locality that are not listed here. Springfield, il newspapers offer a world of historical information that can help you paint a clearer picture of the lives of your ancestors. I have a springfield rifle with the date of 1863 stamped. State capital prepares for anniversary of gettysburg.
Shop university of illinois at springfield new, used, rental and digital textbooks at the prairie stars bookstore. Known as the model 1863 type ii, it was produced from 186465 with a total production just over 250,000 units. Springfield 1863 civil war musket price and opinions needed discussion in the. Springfield, city, seat 1821 of sangamon county and capital of illinois, u. The springfield m1863 type 1 musket was a government arsenal product from springfield, massachusetts. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Im mechanically inclined and wanted advice if i should take the lock apart or leave it to a gunsmith. Sherman and named for illinois state treasurer william butler 18591863. Whats the value of an 1863 springfield rifle type ii. View more property details, sales history and zestimate data on zillow. Welcome to the city of springfield, illinois welcome to the city of springfield, illinois. These items are written mostly by rank and file soldiers fighting for the union during the civil war. A textbook covering the military, sporting and target rifles chambered for the caliber. This is a good solid example of a type ii model 1863 springfield made in 1864. At least 32 of the 3 county residents who died in world war i military service are identified in the honor book of sangamon county, 19171919. Load for 1816 and 1863 springfields shooters forum. Minute book, 28 august 18612 april 1862 and 21 december 1866, of the. It is in decent shape with sights and barrel bands intact and it appears to function well. Google 1863 springfield rifle and look at the images, you can see what an original gun looks like in all kinds of conditions. The model 1861, with all of its variants, was the most commonly used longarm in the american civil war, with over 700,000 manufactured.
I am returning to my interest in civil war weapons. University of illinois at springfield new, used, rental. British library displays the football associations 1863 minute book. The model 1863 was the final version of the last percussion rifle used by the united states military and played an important role. This one was built in 1864 and is a good solid example. The type i changed barrel bands to a thinner more rounded type with a screw clamping them togther. Bella milano springfield 4525 wabash ave, ste 3, springfield, illinois 62711 rated 4. Numrich has been a source for hard to find parts like these since 1950 and continues to serve firearms enthusiasts with a large selection of manufacturers and models.56 554 1332 149 909 818 13 837 1106 719 43 408 549 1433 268 440 9 1569 1299 30 1535 573 332 430 474 69 513 186 1281 737 659 1159 818 1355 1313 1013 174 1097