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Gustave Young Deluxe Engraved, Factory Cased and Civil War Officer Inscribed Colt Model

Civil War pinfire pistol from Gettysburg Battlefield. Invented in 1828 by a Frenchman by the name of Casimir Lefaucheux, it was one of the earliest practical designs of a metallic cartridge. The pinfire history is closely associated with the development of the breech-loader which replaced older muzzle loading weapons.

CIVIL WAR FRENCH PINFIRE REVOLVER! - Revolvers and Pistols - Vin Caponi Historic Antiques

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LeMat Pinfire Revolver One of the favorite pistols of the American Civil War, at least for certain officers like General J.E.B Stuart on the Confederate side, was the LeMat revolver. Capable of firing regular conical or round bullets from nine cylinder chambers, the LeMat also could discharge a load of buckshot from a lower barrel.

Army model LeMat Grapeshot Revolver. It features both a 9-shot cylinder and a 16-guage under-barrel shotgun. It is inscribed, "To General P.G.T. Beauregard, C.S.A." It was presented to Beauregard by LeMat, who was both the gun's manufacturer and Beauregard's cousin at the MOC

LEMAT “THE GRAPESHOT PISTOL”: Although invented in America, these pistols were manufactured in Liege, Belgium, as well as in Paris and London. The LeMat design offered enhanced firepower that was especially effective in close combat situations. In addition to a rifled upper barrel, these single-action percussion revolvers were also fitted with a separately-fired smoothbore lower barrel that contained a buckshot load.

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RARE CONFEDERATE LEMAT HOLSTER. This rarely encountered Confederate brown leather holster with buckle and strap for closure is one of very few known examples

The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured a rather unusual secondary 16 gauge smoothbore barrel capable of firing buckshot, and saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–65.

A Savage revolver, one of 20,000 manufactured during the Civil War with the vast majority used by Union soldiers and a LeMat revolver, developed by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, LA. and used by the Confederates.

History of the Civil War Dr. LeMat makes a gun

Civil War Confederate LeMat Two-Barrel Revolver

Civil War Confederate LeMat Two-Barrel Revolver

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The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured a rather unusual secondary 16 gauge smoothbore barrel capable of firing buckshot, and saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–65.

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Lemat 2nd Model Confederate .42 caliber revolver - U.S. Martial Antique

Confederate LeMat Revolver, Classic piece of hardware, Fascinating piece of history.

Confederate Revolver Le Mat 1856. The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured an unusual secondary 16 gauge smooth-bore barrel capable of firing buckshot. It saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–65.

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Gen J.E.B. Stuart carried this type of french import revolver (LeMat pistol)

Original Lemat Revolver

Civil War Tribute LeMat revolver

[Thomas Isaiah Booker in Confederate uniform with Colt navy revolver, book, tin drum canteen, and sign reading Jeff Davis and the South!] (LOC) |

Unidentified Confederate soldier wearing popular style battleshirt similar to those worn by Quantrill soldiers/ bushwhackers. Holding double barrel percussion shotgun and cocked Colt Navy revolver. *s*