Civil War Rifles
Want to own a true authentic replica Civil War Rifle? Medieval Collectibles has replica Civil War rifles and Civil War muskets, just like the ones that were used by the Confederate and Union armies at the battle of Gettysburg. These Civil War rifles have functional lock mechanism but they do not fire live ammuntion. The most popular Civil War rifle was called the Enfield Rifle or Enfield musket. The British pattern 1853 rifle musket was the second most widely used infantry weapon of the Civil War. Both Federal and Confederate troops used the rifle throughout the war and almost one million were shipped to the combattants from several British manufacturers. The gun was widely regarded as well made and very accurate.
The British pattern 1853 rifle musket was the second most widely used infantry weapon of the Civil War. Both Federal and Confederate troops used the rifle throughout and almost one million were shipped from British manufacturers.
The Enfield Short Rifle was a percussion-lock rifle used extensively by both the North and South in the Civil War. It was generally well regarded for its accuracy and reliability. It was also used by British infantry of the period.
The revolving cylinder rifle was a cap-and-ball repeating rifle based on the system used so successfully for pistols of the period. This military rifle was not produced in great numbers, but it saw service in the Civil War.