Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 6.5" H x 14" W x 2.5" D
M1836 flintlock pistol, .54 caliber with silver plate.
This flintlock was carried by George Washington Morgan when he was wounded at Churubusco.
At the beginning of the war with Mexico, Morgan was made Colonel of the 2nd Ohio Volunteers. He was later appointed Colonel of the 15th United States Infantry, which he led with ability under General Scott. At Churubuscohe, he was severely wounded.
The Ohio legislature expressed their thanks for his gallantry by awarding the brevet of Brigadier-General.