When did the Confederacy start issuing pistol cartridges?


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From the Richmond Arsenal there were issued between July 1, 1861, and January 1, 1865, 341 Columbiads and siege-guns, 1306 field-pieces of all descriptions, 921,441 rounds of artillery ammunition of all classes, 323,231 infantry arms, 34,067 cavalry carbines, 6074 pistols, and nearly 72,500,000 rounds of small-arms ammunition, besides many thousand articles of other ordnance and ordnance stores.
source:https://www.civilwarhome.com/confederateordnance.html
 

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