cap and ball revolver

Discussion in 'Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns' started by remington1990, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Hawg

    Hawg Active Member

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    That's post war by a number of years. Some privates were issued revolvers in the beginning of the war but most were lost or thrown away. Officers and cavalry carried revolvers. Southern cavalry especially carried up to eight and they swapped the saber in favor of a sawed off shotgun.
  2. remington1990

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    I finally got an cap and ball revolver I got the 1858 remington army by pietta I shot it today and I really like it
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