Civil War Weapons

Weapons Used During the Civil War

Parrott Rifle

During the Civil War, the Parrott Rifle was a cutting-edge piece of artillery that provided an unprecedented combination of range, accuracy, and firepower. The Parrott Rifle was created at the West Point Foundry in Cold Spring, New York, by West Point graduate and inventor Robert Parker Parrott.

Parrott Rifle2023-03-22T11:43:19-04:00

Civil War Weapons

There were many types of Civil War weapons ranging from muskets to ironclads.

In the roughly 80 years between the American Revolution and the start of the Civil War, weapon technology had advanced greatly.

Despite advancements in technology the arsenals in both the Union and Confederacy were still mostly stocked with the […]

Civil War Weapons2023-03-22T11:47:28-04:00
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