Navy Colt Revolver, Model 1851

Date:
1851
Creator:
Samuel Colt, Hartford, Connecticut
Description (physical):

Iron/steel, brass, walnut. Length - 13" (33.0cm); Barrel length - 7 1/2" (19.0cm); Approx. 36 caliber

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
49.1.142a-b
Institution:
Old Sturbridge Village
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village
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Percussion Pistol By H. Ashton, Middletown, Connecticut

Date:
1849
Creator:
H. Ashton, Middletown, Connecticut
Description (physical):

Iron/steel; brass; wood: walnut. Length overall - 15"; Barrel length - 8 1/4".

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
49.1.139
Institution:
Old Sturbridge Village
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village
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Underhammer Pistol By Adin Ruggles, Stafford, Connecticut

Date:
circa 1830-1833
Creator:
Adin Ruggles, Stafford, Connecticut
Description (physical):

Iron/steel; wood: figured maple. 9 5/8" long, barrel 6" with 2" octagonal section

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
01/13/49
Institution:
Old Sturbridge Village
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village
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Powder Tester Or Eprouvette

Date:
circa 1740-1760
Description (physical):

Iron/steel; brass; wood: walnut. Overall length - 6 7/8"; Barrel length - 1 1/2"; Wheel diameter - 1 3/8"

Location:
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road,Massachusetts,Sturbridge,01566
Identifier:
49.1.138
Institution:
Old Sturbridge Village
credits:
Collection of Old Sturbridge Village
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12-pounder Gun-howitzer Model 1857

Date:
1857
Creator:
Revere Copper Company
Location:
20 Bernard Rd,Virginia,Hampton,23651
Identifier:
2010.1234.0001
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
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The Illustrated Directory Of Uniforms, Weapons, And Eqipment Of The Civil War

Date:
2001
Creator:
David Miller (Editor)
Publisher/Studio:
Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing

Illustrated directory of arms and equipment used by Union and Confederate forces during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UC23 1861-65. 143 B, LCCN: 2005416029
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Boarders Away!

Date:
1993
Creator:
William Gilkerson
Publisher/Studio:
Lincoln, RI: Andrew Mowbray

Overview of small arms and combustables used by naval forces during the age of sail.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VD363.G55 Vol. II, LCCN: 93-072107
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Illustrated Directory Of Uniforms, Weapons, And Equipment Of The Civil War

Date:
2001
Creator:
David Miller (editor)
Publisher/Studio:
Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing

Illustrated directory of arms and equipment used by Union and Confederate forces during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UC23 1861-65 .I43, LCCN: 2005416029
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Echoes Of Glory

Date:
1991
Creator:
Henry Woodhead
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Time Life Books

Offers an overview of the arms and equipment used by Union forces during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UD383.A75, LCCN: 91-2277
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Naval Percussion Locks And Primers

Date:
1995
Creator:
John A. Dahlgren
Publisher/Studio:
Alexandria Bay, NY: Museum Restoration Services

A reprinting of John A. Dahlgren's treatise on the gun locks and primers in use by the US Navy in the mid-19th century.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
VF510.D34, LCCN: C95-900033
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum