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  • Colt Model 1855 Root Revolver

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    Colt Model 1855 Root Revolver - Early battlefield recovery from Bull Run battlefield, Manassas, Virginia. 

    The Colt Model 1855 Sidehammer, also known as the Colt Root Revolver after engineer Elisha K. Root, was a cap & ball single-action pocket revolver used during the American Civil War and made by the Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company in two calibers:.28 and.31.  "1861 & 62 / MANASSAS, / VA." has been etched into the wood in the lower right corner.  Overall measures 14 1/2" x 5 1/8" 

    Inventory Number: REL 004