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The LeMat revolver

The revolver which Lt. Col. Alfred George Washington O’Brien pointed at Sergeant Timothy Chase’s nose was a curious one. The LeMat,first made in New Orleans in 1856, had two barrels: the upper one was a smoothbore normally reserved for a … Continue reading

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