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Leech & Rigdon

Name Street Town State From To
Leech & Rigdon   Columbus Mississippi   1863
Leech & Rigdon   Greensboro Georgia 1863 1863


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See also Memphis Novelty Works

.36 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver (similar to Colt 1851), unfluted cylinder, 7,5" barrel part octagonal and part round. Production was about 1,500 arms in 1863 and 1864.
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Leech and Rigdon was formally dissolved January 1, 1864. Charles H. Rigdon joined Jesse Ansley to complete the Leech & Rigdon contract with the Confederate government.