Outlaw Bill Cook's Gun
Model 1880 Double Action Revolver
This gun was recovered by Dew Wisdom, an Indian agent in Indian Territory, after it was thrown down by outlaw Bill Cook during a running gun battle. Approximately 4,000 revolvers of this type were manufactured from 1880-1883.
Did You Know?
Fort Smith was established on Christmas Day, 1817. Approximately 70 Rifle Regiment soldiers arrived by keelboat after a long journey on the Arkansas River.