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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.13.00121
Description Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver; .36 caliber, 7.5" barrel, walnut grip, brass triggaer guard and strap, stamped top of barrel "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW YORK US AMERICA, left frame COLTS / PATENT, left trigger guard, "36 CAL" and "L", serial # 1866
Owned J. Churchill Cooke
Owner Regiment 4th Virginia Cavalry, Co G, "Hanover Light Dragoons" or "Hanover Troop"
Made Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co.
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance A pistol captured, presumably from a Federal soldier, by 3rd Sgt. J. Churchill Cooke of Co. G, 4th Virginia Cavalry, "Hanover Troop" during the battle of First Manassas and used by him all during the Civil War.
People Cooke, J. Churchill
unidentified 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
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Firearms
Guns