US Army Model 1860 Colt revolver

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Description United States Army Model 1860 Colt .44 caliber six-shot revolver, round cylinder model. The revolver has a round barrel, brass trigger guard and grip straps, walnut grips, and a rebated cylinder wheel-engraved with a Texas Navy scene. Made by Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut and used during the Civil War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 34.4 centimeters length (overall)
20.4 centimeters length (barrel)
.44 caliber
Nomenclature Revolver (firearm)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army
Made in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Subjects Made in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Used in United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Firearms.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Firearms
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1873

Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Content: Exactly 09/10/1855 (Patent date)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1992.238.4

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