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Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade

 Updated: 8/26/2016; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ¬©

  Model 1861 Ketchum  
Picture of Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade
Picture of Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade

The Ketchum Hand Grenade was an interesting concept for its time - though during the American Civil War it proved largely ineffective.

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Model 1861 Ketchum Technical Specifications

Service Year: 1861
Type: Infantry Hand Grenade
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): State Factories - USA

Design (Internal, Dimensions and Weights)

Firing Action: Thrown; Impact Detonated
Available Caliber(s): Not Applicable.
Ammunition Count / Feed: Single Use
Weight (Empty): 0.99 lb (0.45 kg)
Sighting Assist: Not Applicable.


Global Operators / Customers

Confederate States; United States

Model Variants (Including Prototypes)

Ketchum Grenade - Base Series Name

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