Tintype of Russell Lasetor Brown of Co. H, 16th Inf., CSA. He is holding his musket and Colt revolver. Brown was born in Warren County, Tennessee, on October 24, 1842. He enlisted in the Confederate Army on May 18, 1861.
Co. D, 2nd Regiment Tennessee Cavalry USA drilling in formation. The image shows guidon, muskets, carbines, and Colt revolving rifles. Co. D was predominantly from Blount County, possibly Cades Cove. The image has been hand-tinted.
Colt model 1862 police revolver with a half rebated cylinder. It is a 5 shot .36 caliber. Its serial number is 20067. It was reported to have been used during the Civil War. The revolver belonged to Capt. William Armstead Marshall, CSA.
.36 caliber Colt Navy revolver, serial number 103239. Inscription on the backstrap reads, "Presented to Colonel George G. Dibrell, 8th Tenn. Cav. by friends and citizens of Sparta, Tenn." The top flat of the barrel is marked, "ADDRESS COL. SAML...
John Thomas, a Confederate guerrilla from Washington County, Tenn. carried this .44 caliber 1860 model Colt army revolver. It is Union issue, number 116925. According to family history, Thomas "took it off a dead Yankee."