Remington New Model Army Revolver

Creator:
E. Remington & Sons

E. Remington & Sons of Ilion, New York, made this New Model Army revolver from 1863 to 1875. Approximately 132,000 were manufactured. This six-shot, .44 caliber revolver was the second most issued pistol to Union soldiers during the Civil War.

Location:
Constitution Ave. between 12th and 14th Sts. NW Washington,District of Columbia 20560
Identifier:
0.012
Institution:
Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver

This Colt Model 1860 Army revolver was manufactured from 1860 through 1873 with a total production of more than 200,000. It was a six-shot, .44 caliber revolver and the primary handgun used by Union troops during the Civil War because of its reliability.

Location:
Constitution Ave. between 12th and 14th Sts. NW Washington,District of Columbia 20560
Identifier:
0.011
Institution:
Smithsonian National Museum of American History