Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver, Cal .36 of George A. Woodruff (USMA June 1861)

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Title

Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver, Cal .36 of George A. Woodruff (USMA June 1861)

Subject

Woodruff, George Augustus, 1841-1863
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Revolvers

Description

This revolver was used by First Lieutenant George Augustus Woodruff (USMA June, 1861) when he was mortally wounded on July 3, 1863 at the height of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg

Creator

Colt Firearms Company

Source

West Point Museum Collection

Publisher

Courtesy of the West Point Museum Collection, United States Military Academy

Date

1861

Contributor

Donor: Gift of Dr. Robert B. Woodruff

Rights

Please consult the West Point Museum

Format

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Type

Photographic works

Identifier

Catalog/Ref. No.: 22187.1

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Original Format

pistol

Collection

Citation

Colt Firearms Company, “Colt Model 1861 Navy Revolver, Cal .36 of George A. Woodruff (USMA June 1861),” U.S. Military Academy Library Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2022, https://usmalibrary.omeka.net/items/show/166.

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