M1849 Colt Pocket

Date:
c. 1861

COLT M1849 POCKET REVOLVER, .31 CAL. PERCUSSION, SERIAL # 213672. SILVER PLATED TRIGGER GUARD; WEDGE PIN, 2 FRAME SCREWS MISSING. Origin: HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Steel, Brass, Wood.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 86
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1853 Lefaucheux

Date:
c. 1860

M1853 LEFAUCHEUX PIN-FIRE CARTRIDGE REVOLVER, 12 MM. CALIBER, 6-SHOT. LEFT SIDE OF BARREL MARKED: E. LEFAUCHEUX / IN E BREVETE"SERIAL # ON LEFT SIDE OF FRAME UNDER CYLINDER: 4415" Origin: PARIS, FRANCE.

Description (physical):

Material: Steel, Wood. L: 29.3 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1653
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1842 Aston

Date:
1847

M1842 PERCUSSION SINGLE-SHOT PISTOL, .54 CAL. ASTON CONTRACT: MADE BY HENRY ASTON, MIDDLETOWN, CT. LOCK DATED: 1847. BARREL MARKED: J.H./P MISSING: RAMROD & RAMROD SWIVEL. Origin: MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 36.3 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1652
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1816 Remington

Date:
c. 1830

U.S. M1816 MUSKET, .69 CAL., RIFLED & CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION WITH MAYNARD TAPE PRIMER LOCK (REMINGTON CONTRACT OF SEPT. 9, 1854). FRANKFORD ARSENAL RIFLED BARREL WITH PATENT BREECH & LONG RANGE REAR SIGHT. LOCK DATED: 1856; TANG MARKED: 33; 171 G W S----" CARVED ON LEFT SIDE OF BUTT STOCK; MISSING: KNOB ON PRIMER COVER, RAMROD.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 146.6 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1580
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1849 Colt Pocket

Date:
c. 1861

COLT M1849 POCKET REVOLVER, .31 CAL. PERCUSSION, SERIAL # 213135. CARRIED BY PVT. LUDWELL THOMAS RECTOR, CO. H, 4TH VA. CAV. (BLACK HORSE CAVALRY); 5-SHOT CYLINDER; 5 OCTAGON BARREL WITH LOADING LEVER, 1-LINE N.Y. MARKING; BRASS BACKSTRAP & LARGE TRIGGERGUARD. Origin: HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Brass, Wood. L: 25.4 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1050
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperbox

Date:
c. 1850

ALLEN & THURBER PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX, .31 CALIBER, 6-SHOT REVOLVING BARREL. HAMMER MARKED: ALLEN & THURBER/ NORWICH C-T." (SIDE), "ALLEN'S PATENT" (TOP); 1 CONE MISSING; CARRIED BY SAMUEL W. MCDANIEL, CHAPLAIN Origin: NORWICH, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 16.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 991
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1855 Springfield

Date:
1860

U.S. SPRINGFIELD M1855 RIFLE-MUSKET, .58 CAL. PERCUSSION. LOCK & BARREL DATED: 1860; IRON TIP; NO PATCH BOX (REPLACEMENT STOCK?); M1861 REAR SIGHT (NON-STANDARD). Origin: SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 142.2 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 619
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1855 Harpers Ferry

Date:
1859

U.S. HARPERS FERRY M1855 RIFLE, .58 CAL. PERCUSSION. ALL IRON MOUNTED; LOCK DATED: 1859; BARREL FLATS STAMPED: PO-KEEPSIE N-Y" (ABOVE STD. V/P/EAGLEHEAD PROOF MARKS); SINGLE LEAF M1866 TYPE REAR SIGHT WITH 2 APERTURES (REMOVED/ REPLACED WITH REPRODUCTION M1855 SIGHT); NO VISIBLE STOCK INSPECTOR MARKS; MISSING FRONT SIDE SCREW; NO SPARE CONE IN PATCHBOX. Origin: HARPERS FERRY, VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 124.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 618
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Lemat

Date:
1861
Creator:
C. Girard & Co.

CONFEDERATE LEMAT GRAPESHOT" PERCUSSION REVOLVER, FIRST MODEL, .42 CAL. HALF ROUND/ OCTAGON BARREL OVER 20 GA. (.63 CAL.) SMOOTHBORE BARREL. TRIGGER GUARD WITH SPUR; LANYARD RING ON GRIP BUTT. UPPER BARREL FLAT MARKED: "COL. LEMAT'S PATENT". SERIAL # 61 (ON FRAME), BARREL, HAMMER). LOADING LEVER MISSING; MAINSPRING & GRIP STRAP BROKEN (REPAIRED); INOPERABLE. METAL PITTED/TREATED. Origin: LIEGE, BELGIUM.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. L: 35.5 Cm. The Grip Strap Is Broken And Separated From The Frame. These Parts Are Now Bonded With Steel Filled Epoxy With A Thin Metal Reinforcement Brace Secured Between The Trigger Guard And The Mainspring Screws Inside The Grip Frame. This Repair Is Still Considered Weak. Cracked Wood Grip Panels Are Glued With Hide Glue And Gaps Filled With Wood Epoxy Filler. All Original Metal Finish Is Gone; Metal Is Deeply Pitted In Places. Active Rust On Cylinder, Frame And Hammer (Despite Conservation Treatment, May 1999 & Sept 2000).Loading Lever Is Missing, Mainspring Is Broken And Parts Are Inoperable Due To Corrosion

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 593
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1842 Palmetto Armory

Date:
1852

PALMETTO ARMORY M1842 PERCUSSION MUSKET LOCK TO CAT. LOCKPLATE MARKED: COLUMBIA/ S.C. 1852, PALMETTO ARMORY/ S*C. (ENCIRCLING TREE). ALL LOCK PARTS PRESENT & FUNCTIONAL. Origin: COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron. L: 15.7 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 591
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park