|Norwich Arms Co.|| ||Norwich||Connecticut||1863||1865|
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|War Department, April 1st, 1864||10.000 Model 1861 rifle muskets|
|War Department, October 16th, 1864||15.000 Model 1861 rifle muskets|
Norwich Arms was formed to supply arms during the Civil War.
They stopped all business shortly after the War.
The manufacture capacity was 200 muskets as well as 200 Armstrong and Taylor breech-loading carbines per day.
.58 caliber percussion, Model 1861 Rifle, single shot, 40" round barrel
U.M.C. Arms Co. ?
Manufactured either by Bliss & Goodyear (patent date) or under contract by Hood who controlled the Norwich Arms Co.
.32 r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, flat frame, fluted cylinder, 2 5/16" octagonal barel, bridhead rubber grips, nickled, marked NORWICH ARMS CO. 32 PAT'D APR: 23, 1878