Blue wool uniform coat, gold-colored buttons on jacket front and sleeves.
Major Lemuel Montgomery's Pistol
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
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.