The Weapons Used In The Civil War

Antonio Lonney


During the Civil War theres alots of weapon including shotguns, rifles, handguns, and swords

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Some of the weapons/Info

Civil War Cannons

Cannons played a major role in the Civil War. Some of the cannon used by union and confederate forces include the 12 pound.

Civil War Guns

The civil war brought many advancements in gun technology, most notably the widespread use of rifled barrels. Popular rifles used in the civil war include the Springfield rifle, the Lorenz rifle, the Colt revolving rifle.

Civil War Swords

Swords were still used widely in the civil war. Popular swords include the Model 1832 Foot Artillery Sword, Model 1832 Dragoon Saber.

The Minie Ball

The Minié Ball (aka Minie Ball) was a type of bullet that was used throughout the Civil War. Designed to expand while traveling along the rifle barrel, it increased muzzle velocity as well as providing spin to the bullet, expanding its accuracy and range.