Society of the Old West

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Carbine's Blog – September 2010 Archive (1)

Dragoon Revolvers

Anyone have any historical info about the Dragoons? I understand they were heavy revolvers used during the Civil War and were carried west by the veterans after the conflict (if I remember right). Were they converted to fire cartridges? And what was a "Baby Dragoon?"

Added by Carbine on September 18, 2010 at 1:13pm — 4 Comments

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