New Model Remington .44 Caliber Pistol

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Title

New Model Remington .44 Caliber Pistol

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

This .44 caliber New Model Remington Army Pistol was manufactured by Eliphalet Remington & Sons around 1863.
These pistols were highly prized by both Union and Confederate soldiers for their significant firepower and accuracy. For the Union it was the second most-issued pistol.

Source

Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Remington New Model Army Revolver. The Price of Freedom: Americans at War. http://amhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/collection/object.asp?ID=525

Date

1860s

Contributor

This collection is courtesy of Tommy Gonzalez. We would like to thank him for the generosity he has shown the museum.

All photographs are courtesy of Georgene Richaud. Georgene, thank you for your contribution!

Rights

All rights to the images are held by Tommy Gonzalez. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

http://williamsonmuseum.org

Type

Object

Files

Remington 44.jpg

Citation

“New Model Remington .44 Caliber Pistol,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed May 7, 2021, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/16.

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