Colt Army Model 1860 revolver used by Mathew Marvin

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Titles Colt Army Model 1860 revolver used by Mathew Marvin
Description Colt Army Model 1860 revolver. This six-cylinder, .44 caliber handgun belonged to First Sergeant Mathew Marvin of Company K, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Marvin, of Winona, Minnesota, served with the 1st Minnesota from 1861 until 1864. He fought, and was wounded, in the Battles of First Bull Run and Gettysburg.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/2 inches height
1 1/2 inches width
13 1/2 inches depth
.44 inch caliber
8 inches length barrel length
Nomenclature revolver (firearm)
Materials steel
brass (alloy)
walnut (wood)
Creation Made by: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co.
Made in: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Subjects Used by: Marvin, Mathew
Used in: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1864
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2011.207.1 (Accession Number)

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