January 6, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, US History, Revolution And Post-Independence (1775-1820), Revolutionary War
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The Colt Revolver Invented by: Samuel Colt

Written and Illustrated by: Loegan Foisy

Colt Revolver 1836 Samuel Colt was born on July 19, 1814 and died on January 10, 1862. He was an American inventor from Hartford, Connecticut. Samuel Colt invented the percussion cap revolver in 1836. This weapon became known as the colt Patterson. The first cartridge revolvers finally were produced around 1856. A revolver is a repeating firearm with 6-barrel chambers with one shot at a time. The first colt revolver was made in Patterson, New Jersey. It was made to protect the Texas rangers, police, and the military of the time. It also helped for the protection of people and sheriffs in the 1800's because of the outlaws. There are over 6 kinds of colt revolvers. The Colt Revolver is still of use in todays military. The colt revolver was used in the American, Mexican, Civil War, World War 1, World War 2, Korean and Vietnam wars and every conflict since. Also the colt manufacturing business is still around thanks to Colts wife.

Samuel Colt 1814-1862

Samuel Colt was born on July 19, 1814. When he was a boy he worked in his dads textile shop. When he was 16 he made the first Colt revolver. When he was 22 he started his company. He sold many colt revolvers to many people. His business grew bigger. But in 1862 he died. His company is still a company today.

May 22, 2012 Linden Elementary 700 Robertsville Road Dear Mr. Colt Thank you for making the Colt Revolver, because It helped us win the Mexican war and the civil war. It also protected people from being killed by Indians.

Sincerely, Loegan Foisy

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