Revolver

Object Number: 
1934.104
Date: 
ca. late 1850's-early 1860's
Medium: 
Wood, steel, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 in. ( 33.7 cm ) Part (barrel): 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: barrel: "E.WHITNEY/NEW HAVEN"
Description: 
Wood, steel, and brass revolver; brass trigger guard; stamped mark on barrel.
Gallery Label: 
This revolver belonged to John Madden, a member of the 1st Cavalry, National Guard New York, during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Madden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group