Remington 1858 New Army
Remington & Son manufactured a percussion .36-(Navy) or .44-(Army) caliber revolver used during the American Civil War from 1862 onwards.It was used primarily by Union soldiers, and widely favored over the standard issue Colt Army Model 1860 by those who could afford it, due primarily to its durability and ability to quickly reload by swapping out cylinders. It also saw use in the American West, both in its original percussion configuration and as a metallic cartridge conversion.
- Type: Revolver
- Caliber: .36, .44
- Weight: 2 lb, 13 oz (1.27 kg)
- Length: 13.25 in (337 mm)
- Barrel length: 8 in (203 mm)
- Capacity: 6-round Cylinder
- Fire Modes: Single Action
- Cartridge: Powder & ball or Paper cartridge with conical bullet
- Muzzle velocity: 550-720 ft/s
- Effective range: sited in at 75 yards
- Sights: Fixed Post
The Remington 1858 "New Army" has been used in the following films
- William Petersen as Captain Gideon Walker in Return To Lonesome Dove (1993).
- Tom Berenger as Jim Vance in Hatfields & McCoys (2012).
- Kevin Costner as William Hatfield in Hatfields & McCoys (2012).
Remington 1858 New Army (Cartridge Conversion)
A Remington 1858 New Army converted to fire cartridges. There are several variations of cartridge conversions from loading gate models to simple cylinder bores.
- George Peppard as Zeb Rawlings in How the West Was Won(1962)
- Clint Eastwood as Preacher in Pale Rider(1985)
- Jordana Spiro as Catherine Reece in From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (2000)
Remington 1858 Pocket
Remington 1858 ("Cattleman's Carbine")
- Jonah Hex (2010)
- Sean Patrick Thomas as Walnut Callahan in The Burrowers
- Pat Poker's henchmen in Lucky Luke (2009)