John Brown's Sharps Carbine

Presented by the NRA National Firearms Museum

This "slant breech" specimen is attributed to use by John Brown in his 1859 raid on the U.S. Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. The John Brown Sharps Rifle can be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.

This rifle is attributed to use by John Brown in his 1859 raid on the U.S. Armory at Harpers Ferry.