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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.13.00130
Description Massachusetts Arms Co. Adams Patent revolver, Pocket Model; .31 caliber; 5-shot; checkered walnut grip; #1883. "MADE FOR ADAMS REVOLVING ARMS CO. NY / BY MASS ARMS CO, CHICIPEE FALLS / PATENT MAY 3, 1853, JUNE 3 1856, APL 7, 1857
Owned Ennion William Finney
Owner Regiment Capt. Charles E. Fenner's Co., Louisiana Light Artillery; Capt. Richard M. Anderson's Co. Virginia Light Artillery, Richmond Howitzers (1st Co.)
Made Massachusetts Arms Company
Provenance Revolver of Sgt. Ennion William Finney, who enlisted in Capt. Charles E. Fenner's Co. Louisiana Light Artillery as a sergeant on May 16, 1862 in Jackson, Mississippi. He then transferred to Capt. Richard M. Anderson's Co. Virginia Light Artillery on August 22, 1862 as a private. Capt. Anderson's Co. was the 1st Company Richmond Howitzers. Finney died on August 3, 1863 of typhoid fever in Powhatan County, Virginia.
People Finney, Ennion William
Subjects Firearms
Guns