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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.13.00128
Description Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver, 4th Model; .36 cal., 6 shot, 7.5" barrel, walnut grip; silver-plated brass trigger guard and backstrap, stamped top of barrel "ADDRESS SAML COLT HARTFORD CT", trigger guard left side "G", serial # 97663.
Owned unidentified Union soldier ; Heartwell Kincaid Adams
Owner Regiment 3rd Virginia Cavalry, Co G, "Cumberland Light Dragoons"
Made Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co.
Provenance Private Heartwell Kincaid Adams captured this Colt Navy revolver from a Union soldier at Harper's Ferry in 1863 and used it the remainder of the war.
People Adams, Heartwell Kincaid
unidentifed Union soldier
Search Terms items captured from Union soldiers
items captured by Confederate soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Harper's Ferry (1863)
Subjects Firearms
Guns