Replica of model 1861 Civil War cartridge used for demonstrative purposes. The display includes the outer, paper cartridge wrapper, rufle musket bullet with powder cylinder, complete .58 caliber rifle musket cartridge, and percussion caps.
Lefaucheux/Lafacheux show pistol, civilian model, post-Civil War period. Has the name John Olson stamped on the barrel, along with what appears to be 2 royal crowns and "U" on the cylinder. French-designed but manufactured in Belgium and France.
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.
Broadside advertising a demonstration of "Edison's Talking Machine or Phonograph" at a cost of 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for children. It claims that the machine will repeat distinctly every word spoken for years after, and that "it is not...