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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.13.00112
Description Whitney Navy Model Revolver, second model, 2nd type; .36 caliber; 6-shot; 7.5" barrel; walnut grip; serial number 2796. Engraved "E. Whitney / N. Haven"
Owned Alfred Magill Randolph
Made Whitney and Eagle Company, New Haven, Connecticut
Provenance Pistol of Bishop Alfred Magill Randolph while chaplain in the Army of Northern Virginia. Randolph was from an eminent Virginia family and devoted much of his life after the Civil War to writings on the subject of the war.
People Randolph, Alfred Magill
Subjects Firearms
Guns
Chaplains
Religion
Bishops