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America’s Military Revolvers

Though some fixed- cartridge revolvers were used during the American Civil War, it wasn’t until the U.S. Army officially adopted the now-famous Colt Single Action Army revolver in .45 Colt cal. in 1873 that the cartridge revolver came into its own in U.S. military service.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Ruger Speed-Six Revolver

From a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, watch an "I Have This Old Gun" segment on the Ruger Speed-Six revolver.

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