Vol. VII, Episode 2
Original Confederate Handguns
Join Will as he explores the original Confederate handguns from the collection of the late Matt Woodburn, fellow living historian and dear friend to the CWDD.
Matt Woodburn Original CS Handgun Collection
One of the goals that Matt had in building his collection of Confederate
handguns was to be able to explore the technological variants of
handgun production during the Civil War years.
As Will explores the collection, they'll be divided into two distinct groups:
Antebellum and War time foreign imports
Domestic production, both CS and captured
Historic New Orleans Collection: W. Tranter Patent Pocket Revolver
Wikipedia: London Armoury Company
The Firearms Technology Museum: William Tranter Bio
College Hill Arsenal: Webley Wedge Frame Revolver
Colt Model 1860 Army .44 Caliber Serial Numbers by Year
American Rifleman: Spiller & Burr Revolver
Leech & Rigdon and Rigdon Ansley Confederate Revolvers
Smithsonian Institute: JH Dance & Brothers Revolver
Standard Catalog of Civil War Firearms
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