Ballard Civil War Carbine by Ball & Williams. Serial number 5,XXX, chambered in .44RF, 22” round/octagon bbl. Overall in good condition, frame shows a light gray patina mixed with plum brown. Barrel is a dark gray patina showing traces of original finish. The wood is in good condition with numerous marks, dings & scratches scattered throughout. Markings are faint other than single proof letters & serial number stamp. Missing sling swivel as well as both sights. Action is in very good condition locking up tight. Bore has strong rifling with moderate pitting.