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Offline Gtbpappy

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Just picked up Spencer carbine #57388
« on: November 08, 2019, 08:01:15 PM »
Any help on possibly any history on this one? #57388.
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Re: Just picked up Spencer carbine #57388
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2019, 06:14:50 AM »
GtbPappy,

Don't think I can help with your serial # request . . . the closest serial # I found to your #57388 in my SRS Research books is #57350 -  a Spencer Carbine issued to  Company E, 6th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry in July 1865.  Maybe it was issued to the same unit . . . really hard to be definite.  Spencer Carbines were not issued in any really logical sequence of serial numbers.  More of a "need" basis than anything else. 

Sorry, best I can give you.

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