Very Rare Confederate Dickson, Nelson & Co. 1865 .58 Caliber Percussion Rifled Musket - Inventory Number: CON 419
Dickson Nelson manufactured some 3600 longarms at their factory alternately located at Adairsville (1862-63), Macon (1863-64 and Dawson, Ga. (February 1864 to April 1865). The company was founded by William Dickson and Owen O. Nelson and was also known as the Shakanoosa Arms Company. Surviving examples are extremely rare in any form. This specimen, with the 1865 date was manufactured at the Dawson, Ga. factory. Most Dickson nelsons that have survived bear the 1865 date. Lock marked "Dickson/Nelson & Co./C.S." and at the tail "Ala. 1865".
Inventory Number: CON 419