U.S. Model 1842

Creator:
H. Aston and Co., Middletown, CT, American
Description (physical):

Model: U.S. Model 1842. Firearm. Steel | wood. L: 14.5 in, W: 6.5 in.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue,Wyoming,Cody,82414
Identifier:
1988.8.3648
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center
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Savage Revolver

Creator:
Savage Revolving Firearms Company
Description (physical):

.44 Caliber

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.7517.0012
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Love Letter From J. Whaley To James Cariker

Date:
May 9, 1862
Creator:
J. Whaley

This letter was found with letter GETT 40389. It was picked up on the Battlefield near Middletown by Jacob Bechtel. The letter is transcribed as follows: To Mr. James Cariker Dear Sir I avail myself of the optunity of writing you a few lines to inform you that I am well at present and I do hope that those few lines will find you injoying the same blessing. Jim I received your letter and it was received with a very glad welcome by mee. Jim I am very sory to hear that you did not get a letter. I written to you some time ago. Read more »

Description (physical):

Paper. L 16.0 cm, W 10.3 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore PikeGettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0004
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

.44 Caliber Combustible Skin Cartridges, For Colt'S Army Pistol

Date:
c. 1862

.44 CALIBER COMBUSTIBLE SKIN CARTRIDGES, FOR COLT'S ARMY PISTOL, HOTCHKISS' PATENT, FEB 11TH, 1862. MANUFACTURED BY D.C. SAGE, MIDDLETOWN, CONN. ORGINAL PACKAGE: PAPER COVERED, WOODEN BLOCK WITH 7 HOLES (CAPS & 6 CARTRIDGES); 1 LOOSE CARTRIDGE: SEE CAT.# MANA 1702; PERCUSSION CAPS MISSING. Origin: MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Lead, Paper, Wood. L: 9.1, W: 4.6, D: 1.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 452
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