Dance & Brothers Revolver

Description
J. H. Dance & Brothers manufactured this Colt style six-shot .44 caliber revolver in Columbia, TX. They also produced .36 caliber revolvers, but it is estimated they never produced more than 500 revolvers in total.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
revolver
revolver, percussion
date made
ca 1862
maker
J. H. Dance & Brothers
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 14 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 35.56 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
United States: Texas
United States: Confederate States of America
ID Number
1980.0399.0686
accession number
1980.0399
catalog number
1980.0399.0686
subject
Firearms
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Military
Civil War
Revolvers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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