Collector acquires gun used in Little Bighorn battle
Will display during festival
May 4, 2023
Interest is continuing to build in the 2023 rendition of the Lady Vestey Victorian Festival as area residents consider what they can do to assist the festival.
This week Steve Werner, owner of the Cowboy Corner Museum, confirmed the museum would be open during the festival and that it would have a new exhibit which he expects will generate considerable interest.
In recent days the museum obtained an 1863 Sharps SSRC rifle with serial number C8281, The rifle is thought to have been used by the Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn which is known as Custer’s Last Stand.
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