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Dear Mr. Jones,
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The military records in the custody of the National Archives do not include the record of assignment and operational activity of individual pieces of equipment including pistols. Under normal Department of the Navy records management procedures, such documentation would be destroyed after initial administrative use.
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Thank you for this information. Do you know why "L" might have been stamped into the brass of the trigger guard? Some research suggests that the "L" marking might have been made by the quartermaster who accepted the pistol into the "stock" of the U.S. government, prior to the start of the civil war. So far as I can tell, the pistol was manufactured in 1861 and delivered to the Army. Thanks in advance. Sorry for delay.