Colt 1860 Fluted Army serial #215 Confederate Col Ben Embry. 1860 Fluted Army serial #215 Confederate Col Ben Embry of Atkins Arkansas 7+1/2" Barrel early serial # Notarized Statement from Direct decendent. Ben Embry was in command of the Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles Under McIntosh at Battle of Pea Ridge Ark . Where Gen. Ben McCulloch was killed, then McIntosh Killed, which left Embry as the highest ranking Officer in the field Neat early revolver I'ded to a Confederate Col.
Boxed Colt and Flask Set Presented to John Sappington Marmaduke, C.S.A. ,36 caliber, 7.5" barrel, serial number 2775, barrel address Col. Colt London. Colt patent markings on the left side of frame. Iron backstrap and trigger guard. British proofs on cylinder. Walnut grips. Oak case with green lining. Cased set complete with flask, mold and nipple wrench. There is a spurious silver disc on the lid of the case inscribed From the Citizens of St. Louis to General J. S. Marmaduke C.S.A…
GUN OF THE DAY – Pair of Model 1851 Colt Navy revolvers presented to Lt. C.H. Peirce. Originally presented to Lt. C.H. Peirce, a veteran of both the Mexican War and American Civil War, these two .36 caliber handguns were engraved and cased with scrimshawed ivory grips by Grubb of Philadelphia. Peirce served 40 years in federal government employment, totaling 25 years with the US Army and another 15 years in the U.S. Lighthouse Service.
Leech & Rigdon percussion revolver, captured in August 1864 from the C.S.S. Tennessee at Mobile Bay, $46,000. Made during the early months of 1863, this handgun was in Confederate service for approximately 18 months before it fell into Union hands. Cliff and Lynne Young collection.