The Weapons Used In The Civil War
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.