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Object Name Revolver
Catalog Number 0985.00.00062
Description Remington New Model 1863 Army revolver, .44 caliber; six-shot cylinder; 8" octagonal barrel, walnut grip, case hardened hammer, blued finish to the barrel; serial number 48855.
Dimensions H-5.25 L-14 inches
Owned John D. McLennan
Owner Regiment 59th Alabama Infantry
Made E. Remington and Sons
Event Battle of Drewry's Bluff / Fort Darling
Provenance John D. McLennan was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry. McLennan was killed at the Battle of Drewry's Bluff below Richmond, Virginia, on May 16, 1864.
People McLennan, John D.
Search Terms Battle of Drewry's Bluff / Fort Darling
Subjects Firearms
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties