The University of Texas at Austin
Identifier: TMC_0038
Title: Pistol
Description: Single shot percussion pistol belonged to Sam Houston. Hammer is missing. Wooden stock runs 3/4 length of pistol. Attached ramrod is missing. Pistol is possibly cut down from a rifle. Trigger guard has collapsed onto the trigger.
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1850s
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: UTA 0.118c SR 7.6 Bx 1B
Format: pistol
Size: 39.5 cm X 5.5 cm X 12 cm
Other ID: TMM 409-37
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century