Batoche, .577 Enfield-Snider Patent Rifle Barrel, 01


Title: Batoche, .577 Enfield-Snider Patent Rifle Barrel, 01
Subject: Snider Enfield Rifle, 1885 Resistance, Durocher, Louis, Fisher, Dennis, Jean
Description: This image (by Peter Beszterda)is of a .577 Enfield-Snider Patent rifle barrel. Dennis and Jean Fisher acquired this item from John McGowan in September 2011 and then donated it to the Institute. This rifle barrel contained a note on the back of a calendar page from December 1954. The text on the note reads ``…“… in 1943 from Louis Durocher. 10 dollars it was Found 1 ˝ miles south of Batoche when he was 9 years old. Shore of the River. Snider 577 …`` The rifle barrel and the note are part of the Dennis and Jean Fisher Collection. This collection contains archaeological artifacts taken from the battlefields of the 1885 Resistance as well as Fort Pitt (Saskatchewan), Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) and St. Peter’s Mission, Montana. The collection also includes various artifacts and ephemera relating to the 1885 Resistance and Gabriel Dumont.
Date: 1885
Type: Image
Date of Copyright: December 19, 2011
Coverage: Batoche, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Filename: Batoche, .577 Enfield-Snider Patent Rifle Barrel.jpg

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Category Fisher, Dennis and Jean Archaeological and Historical Artifact Collection