Remington New Model Army Revolver

Description:

Prior to the Civil War, Remington was known for long arms, not revolvers. Beginning with their Model 1861 and continuing with the New Model Army revolver in 1863, Remington was Colt's closest competitor, selling more than 116,000 revolvers to the Union government. The .44 caliber six-shot New Model Army was as reliable, but not as popular, as Colt's revolvers.

Date Made: ca 1863

Maker: Remington Arms Company, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Web Subject: FirearmsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War

Subject:

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Civil War, Military, Revolvers

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.209340Catalog Number: 209340Accession Number: 37533Serial Number: 64108

Object Name: revolverrevolver, percussionOther Terms: revolver; Firearms; Army; Percussion Fire; .44 In; Rifled; Muzzle Load; 2B; Sa

Measurements: overall: 5 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 34.925 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-15b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_416581

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