American Civil War - Heavy gun in Fort Woodbury - Fort Woodbury was part of an extensive network of fortifications erected in present-day Arlington County, Virginia to protect Washington, D. from Confederate attack.
Confederate weapons, unlike Union weapons, included swords. The Colt 1851 Navy revolver and Fayettville rifle were common weapons. The Confederates did not have as many weapons as the industrial North did during the war.
Genuine 1861 Springfield Musket with matched 1862 Dates: This model was made only in 1861 and 1862 at the Springfield Armory. A true Springfield Armory gun from muzzle to butt. This is the standard Union Army infantry weapon of the Civil War.
The Most Iconic Civil War Weapons
Henry Rifle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Iconic Civil War Weapons