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Remington New Model Army Revolver
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Remington New Model Army Revolver

Date: about 1864
Catalog #: 43561    Accession #: 164794
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Maker

Remington (Manufacturer)

E. Remington & Sons of Ilion, New York, made this revolver from 1863 to 1875. Approximately 132,000 were manufactured. This six-shot, .44 caliber revolver was the second most issued pistol to Union soldiers during the Civil War.

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 5.25" H x 13.75" W x 1.75" D

Physical Description

United States Remington revolver, .44 caliber.

General History

Remington New Model Army revolver. This .44 caliber revolver competed with Coltís M1860 as the most popular handgun of the war. Over 100,000, were purchased by the Army, Navy, and various state militias.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
Services: Army, Navy, Militia
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