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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.13.00118
Description Colt Model 1862 Police Revolver; .36 cal., 5 shot half-fluted cylinder; 6.5" barrel, walnut grip; blued metal finish with silver-plated brass trigger guard and backstrap; #3336. Stamped: "Adress Col Saml Colt New York", Pat Sept. 10th 1850".
Owned Edward B. Cook
Owner Regiment 2nd Battalion Virginia Reserves, Co. D
Made Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co.
Provenance Maj. Edward B. Cook carried this Colt pocket police revolver. Capt. Edward B. Cook organized Co. D, of the 2nd Battalion Virginia Reserves in May 1864. Afterwards, he was promoted to major.

Unable to locate Maj. Cooke, but did find Sgt. Maj. E. B. Cooke, Virginia Infantry 6th Battalion Local Defense, Co. A; and a Pvt. Edwin B. Cooke, 13th Virginia Battalion Light Artillery, Co. A, Richmond Otey Battery.
People Cook, Edward B.
Subjects Firearms
Guns