Plant's third model "Army" revolver and holster

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Titles Plant's third model "Army" revolver and holster
Description Third Model "Army" .42 caliber six-shot front loading revolver made by Plant's Manufacturing Company in New Haven, Connecticut, and a black leather military issue holster, both used by Javan B. Irvine during the Civil War. Irvine enlisted with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment on April 29, 1861. Irvine fought in the First Battle of Bull Run and in December 1861 he was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the 13th United States Infantry. The revolver has a silvered brass frame, blued iron cylinder and barrel, and the original rosewood grip on the left; the right grip has been replaced.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 25.9 centimeters length (9487.6.1, revolver, overall)
13.9 centimeters length (9487.6.1, revolver, barrel)
28 centimeters length (9487.6.2, holster)
12.3 centimeters width (9487.6.2, holster)
5 centimeters depth (9487.6.2, holster)
.42 caliber
Nomenclature revolver (firearm)
Materials brass (alloy)
German silver
Creation Made by: Plant's Manufacturing Company
Made in: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Subjects Source: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Owned/used by: Irvine, Javan Bradley
Used by: United States, Army, Infantry, 22nd
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: United States
Minnesota, United States
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Armament. Accessories
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1863 (Patent date)
Use: Not earlier than 1863 - Not later than 1866
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9487.6.1,2 (Accession Number)

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