The Colt Model 1861 Navy cap & ball .36-caliber revolver was a six-shot, single-action percussion weapon produced by Colt's Manufacturing Company from 1861 until 1873. It incorporated the "creeping" or ratchet loading lever and round barrel of the .44-caliber Army Model of 1860 but had a barrel one half inch shorter, at 7.5 inches. Total production was 38,000 revolvers.
Griswold & Gunnison revolver that was made in Griswoldsville, Georgia. From 1862 – 1864, was 13 inches long, weighed 2 pounds, 6 ounces, and used a .36 caliber round ball. ~ from Mississippi Confederates.
The Milliken Dragoon Colt’s third revolver model was the Dragoon. This .44-caliber six-shooter was presented to Col. P. M. Milliken, probably in the 1850s. Milliken served with the 1st Ohio Volunteer cavalry in the Union Army and died leading a saber charge against Confederate troops near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 1862. The Colt became a family heirloom and was handed down from generation to generation before Cali bought it.
Colt 1851 Augusta Rare Confederate Augusta Machine Works Percussion Six-Notch Style Revolver with Historic Confederate Inscription Known as the Revolver of Colt Model 1851 Navy type, these rare Confederate revolvers were manufactured circa 1861 to 1864 with a total production of only about 100 and only a few are known today. These revolvers were very well made and (like most Confederate revolvers) are almost identical in appearance to the Colt Model 1851 Navy revolvers. Among the revolvers…