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This original 1860 Colt Army revolver would be a most fine addition to any collection of fine arms. A Colt 44 Cal Revolver dating to the Civil War.


Spencer lever action repeating rifle - patented by Christopher Spencer in 1860, the same year as the Henry Rifle, the Spencer Rifle became a staple of civil war troops after it went into production in 1863. After the war, the struggling company was purchased by Winchester in a move to eliminate competition for the Henry Rifle and subsequent Winchester lever action models.


A very rare recovery.  This is a nice condition excavated Spencer Repeating Rifle gun tool and Spencer cartridge recovered from private property at "Hoover's Gap" where WILDER'S LIGHTENING BRIGADE armed with these 7-shot repeating Spencer rifles decisively carried the day against Bate's Brigade of Army of Tennessee Confederate Infantry.  The volume of fire delivered by the Brigade of Spencer Repeating Rifles led the Confederates to believe that they had encountered a "Division" of Federal…

WEAPONS AND ARTILLERY The weapons used during the Civil War included the Napoleon Field Gun, the Minie Ball and the Spencer Repeating Rifle. Pictured: General Daniel Butterfield and his company using a cannon. Butterfield was one of 1,522 recipients of the Medal of Honor during the Civil War. The Civil War in colour - Lindy Powers/Getty Images