This photo shows a hunting bag and powder horn that at one time belonged to Ephriam Geiger (1859-1919) of Larimer Township, Somerset Co. PA. He was the brother of Mary E. (Geiger) Korns, who married John Wilson Korns. The rifle, powder horn and bag were left in the house when Ephriam's farm was sold after his death. The bag and horn may have been sold with the rifle by the J.H. Johnston Great Western Gun Works of Pittsburgh, Pa. A catalog from that firm indicates that at one time they did sell a similar rifle as a set with the horn and bag. Notice that the bag, which has two compartments, was tanned with the hair intact. Also observe that the shoulder strap was divided into thinner straps to hold the horn, and the weight of the horn would have held the flap of the bag shut.
I donated this hunting bag and powder horn to the Fort Bedford Museum.
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