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Deringer Pistol

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/23/2010

A small yet effective weapon, the deringer is the type of weapon a woman spying for the Confederacy might have kept in the pocket of a dress or in a handbag.


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