Vaccination Policy

All visitors ages 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Visitors ages 5–11 must show proof of one dose. Read more >

Remington New Model Army Revolver, Standard Model

Object Number: 
1934.102
Date: 
1863-1875
Medium: 
Steel, wood, brass, silver
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 8 in. ( 20.3 cm ) Overall: 14 in. ( 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: barrel: "PATENTED SEPT. 14, 1858/E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A."; "P" (P is probably a gov't inspector mark) stamped: cylinder, left frame: "W"; trigger guard: "P" (probably gov't inspector marks)
Description: 
Steel, wood, brass, and silver revolver; brass trigger guard and silver mortised cone front sight; stamped marks on barrel, frame, cylinder, trigger guard; stamped cartouche on left grip.
Gallery Label: 
The Remington New Model Army was among the most widely used revolvers of the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group