"Address Samuel Colt New York City" inscribed on top of the revolver's barrel. The item has a silver-plated backstrap, and is a heavier piece than the Army or Navy model Colts. It was probably custom-ordered and designed for a horse holster.
One-page printed and handwritten Federal Form No. 9 (a) reflects the type of ammunition consumed and how and where it was used over a particular time period for Company K, 5th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry, United States Army. In this case, the...
World War, 1914-1918; Sailors; African Americans; Warships; Arms & armament; Naval warfare
Unidentified seamen aboard the U.S.S. Rambler during convoy escort duty. The men are operating the ship's 3"/50 gun. The inscription on the photograph incorrectly identifies the ship as the U.S.S. Rumpler.