Description: Pistol with wooden handle and a brass oval plate, blank, in the center. The left side of the handle still has the brass plate. However it is missing on the right side. Serial number under the barrel: 9612 or 9611. Also etched under the barrel and trigger: TCM. On the side: UD 022. Arbor pin surrounded by metal thread.
Description: Historical Note: United States non-commissioned officer's cavalry pistol captured in 1862 in Missouri by J.G. McCoy of the Confederate States Army Infantry service. The United States army officer and two others were eating dinner at a farmhouse at the time they were taken prisoners by McCoy and six other Confederate soldiers who were out from camp and looking for something to eat.
Citation information: ATF0321, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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