It has been engraved and has his name rank and regiment (5th. NH) on the grip back-strap. Col. Cross was killed while leading the 1st. brigade, 1st. Division, 2nd. Army Corps into the Wheatfield on July 2. This is the actual gun that Cross was carrying when he was wounded. He had two revolvers, and the one he was not carrying is in his home town of Lancaster, NH.