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.
Remington Model 1858 .36 caliber Navy revolver. This type of gun was mostly used by Federal soldiers. It was made by E. Remington & Sons in Ilion, New York. It has a patent date of September 14, 1858, inscribed on the underside of the barrel.
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.
Civil War-era Smith & Wesson revolver and holster. Serial number 23363. Model number 2. Also known as the "Number 2 Army." Made from 1863 to 1864. This is the same model that Wild Bill Hickok supposedly was carrying when he was killed at Deadwood,...
.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."
Two-barrelled revolver (pistol & short-barrel shotgun) used by Confederates and made in Paris, France. Ramrod intact. "1781 LM" incised in plate. "Col LeMat Bte S.G.D.G [French abbreviation for Brevet rank] Paris" incised on top of octagonal barrel.