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Old August 5, 2011, 05:16 PM   #10
kilimanjaro
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The Tiffany Colt's were donated to the Rough Riders by the elder Tiffany, his son having joined up. The son was killed in the campaign. The guns were the Colt M1895 'potato digger', so called because of the downward-reciprocating piston. They were used to good effect by the Rough Riders.
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