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Major Lemuel Montgomery's Pistol

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Source
Date Posted: 12/21/2010

One of a pair of flintlock pistols Andrew Jackson presented to Major Lemuel P. Montgomery following the battle of Talladega. Montgomery, the capital of Alabama, would take its name from the major.


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