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Civil War Guns


Military | American History

Firearms of all types - both foreign and domestically made - were pressed into service during the American Civil War of the 1860s.

There are a total of [ 89 ] Civil War Guns entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. Return to the Civil War Arms Index. View the American Civil War timeline courtesy of CivilWarTimeline.net, a day-by-day timeline approach to major and minor events of the Civil War.




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1860
Picture of the Allen & Wheelock Drop Breech
Allen & Wheelock Drop Breech
Single-Shot Rifle
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1842
Picture of the Aston Model 1842
Aston Model 1842
Single-Shot Percussion Pistol
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1840
Picture of the Belgian Pinfire
Belgian Pinfire
Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Bridesburg Model 1861
Bridesburg Model 1861
Rifle Musket
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1863
Picture of the Bridesburg Model 1863
Bridesburg Model 1863
Rifle Musket
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1856
Picture of the Burnside Carbine
Burnside Carbine
Breech-Loading Carbine Rifle
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1848
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1848
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1849
Picture of the Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Percussion Revolver
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1851
Picture of the Colt Model 1851 Navy
Colt Model 1851 Navy
Percussion Revolver
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1855
Picture of the Colt Model 1855 (Root Revolver)
Colt Model 1855 (Root Revolver)
Single-Action Six-Shot Revolver
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1855
Picture of the Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
Six-Shot Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
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1860
Picture of the Colt Model 1860 New Army
Colt Model 1860 New Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Colt Model 1861 Navy
Colt Model 1861 Navy
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1862
Picture of the Colt Model 1862 Pocket Navy
Colt Model 1862 Pocket Navy
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1862
Picture of the Colt Model 1862 Police
Colt Model 1862 Police
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Colt Special Model 1861
Colt Special Model 1861
Musket Long Gun
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1860
Picture of the Cook & Brother Carbine
Cook & Brother Carbine
Musket Rifle
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1860
Picture of the Cooper Pocket Double Action
Cooper Pocket Double Action
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1862
Picture of the Cosmopolitan Carbine
Cosmopolitan Carbine
Percussion Carbine
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1825
Picture of the Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
Concealed-Carry Pocket Pistol
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1842
Picture of the Deringer Model 1842 Navy
Deringer Model 1842 Navy
Percussion Cap, Rifled Barrel Pistol
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1862
Picture of the Dickson Nelson & Co Rifle
Dickson Nelson & Co Rifle
Percussion Smoothbore Rifle Musket
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1865
Picture of the E.G. Lamson Ball Lever-Action
E.G. Lamson Ball Lever-Action
Carbine Rifle
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1853
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1853
Enfield Pattern 1853
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
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1853
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1853 Cavalry
Enfield Pattern 1853 Cavalry
Muzzle-Loaded Flintlock Carbine Rifle
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1856
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1856
Enfield Pattern 1856
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
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1862
Picture of the Fayetteville Model 1862
Fayetteville Model 1862
Rifled-Musket Percussion Long Gun
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1861
Picture of the Frank Wesson Rifle
Frank Wesson Rifle
Service Long Gun / Cavalry Carbine
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1863
Picture of the Gallager Model 1863
Gallager Model 1863
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
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1861
Picture of the Gatling Model 1861
Gatling Model 1861
Battlefield Support Weapon
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1863
Picture of the Gibbs Carbine
Gibbs Carbine
Breech-Loaded Rifled Percussion Carbine
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1863
Picture of the Gwyn and Campbell Carbine
Gwyn and Campbell Carbine
Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
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1795
Picture of the Harpers Ferry / Springfield Model 1795
Harpers Ferry / Springfield Model 1795
Musket
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1803
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1803
Harpers Ferry Model 1803
Flintlock Muzzle-Loading Rifle
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1816
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1816
Harpers Ferry Model 1816
Flintlock Musket / Percussion Cap Rifle
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1819
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1819 (Hall Rifle)
Harpers Ferry Model 1819 (Hall Rifle)
Service Long Gun / Carbine
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1841
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Percussion Rifle
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1841
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Rifled-Musket Percussion Cap Long Gun
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1857
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1855
Harpers Ferry Model 1855
Percussion Rifle-Musket
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1860
Picture of the Henry Model 1860
Henry Model 1860
Lever-Action Repeating Rifle
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1860
Picture of the J.F. Brown Target
J.F. Brown Target
Sharpshooter / Sniper Rifle
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1855
Picture of the Joslyn Rifle
Joslyn Rifle
Single-Shot Carbine / Rifle Long Arm
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1823
Picture of the Lefaucheux 20-Round
Lefaucheux 20-Round
Double-Barreled Revolver
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1854
Picture of the Lefaucheux Model 1854
Lefaucheux Model 1854
Pinfire Revolver
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1861
Picture of the LeMat Revolver (Grape Shot Revolver)
LeMat Revolver (Grape Shot Revolver)
Nine-Shot Cap-and-Ball Revolver with Underslung 16-Gauge Barrel
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1860
Picture of the Leonard Percussion Target
Leonard Percussion Target
Sharpshooter / Sniper Rifle
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1860
Picture of the Lindsay Model 1860
Lindsay Model 1860
Twin-Shot, Single-Barrel Percussion Pistol
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1863
Picture of the Lindsay Model 1863 U.S. Double Rifle
Lindsay Model 1863 U.S. Double Rifle
Twin-Shot Musket Long Gun
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1854
Picture of the Lorenz Model 1854 / Model 1862 (Lorenz Rifle)
Lorenz Model 1854 / Model 1862 (Lorenz Rifle)
Rifled Musket Long Arm
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1859
Picture of the Manhattan Navy
Manhattan Navy
Revolver
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1854
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Greene Carbine
Massachusetts Arms Greene Carbine
Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
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1860
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Maynard Carbine
Massachusetts Arms Maynard Carbine
Single-Shot Percussion Carbine
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1850
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Model 1850 Dragoon (Wesson & Leavitt)
Massachusetts Arms Model 1850 Dragoon (Wesson & Leavitt)
Six-Shot, Percussion Cap Cavalry Revolver
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1863
Picture of the Merrill Model 1863 (Merrill Carbine)
Merrill Model 1863 (Merrill Carbine)
Percussion Cap, Breech-Loading Carbine
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1864
Picture of the Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
Percussion Cap Revolver
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1865
Picture of the Miller Model 1861
Miller Model 1861
Breech-Loading Rifle
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1861
Picture of the Model 1861 Ketchum
Model 1861 Ketchum
Infantry Hand Grenade
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1866
Picture of the Model 1866 Peabody Carbine
Model 1866 Peabody Carbine
Single-Shot Breechloading Carbine
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1865
Picture of the Palmer Model 1865
Palmer Model 1865
Bolt-Action Carbine
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1862
Picture of the Phoenix Arms Gibbs Carbine
Phoenix Arms Gibbs Carbine
Percussion-Based, Breech-Loaded, Single-Shot Carbine
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1856
Picture of the Remington Model 1816 (Maynard)
Remington Model 1816 (Maynard)
Percussion Cap Service Rifle
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1850
Picture of the Remington Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Remington Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Muzzle-Loaded Rifled-Musket
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1861
Picture of the Remington Model 1858 Army
Remington Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Remington Model 1861 Army
Remington Model 1861 Army
Percussion Revolver
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1862
Picture of the Remington Model 1861 Navy
Remington Model 1861 Navy
Percussion Revolver
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1856
Picture of the Remington-Beals 1st Model
Remington-Beals 1st Model
5-Round Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
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1858
Picture of the Remington-Beals 2nd Model
Remington-Beals 2nd Model
5-Round Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
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1860
Picture of the Remington-Beals 3rd Model
Remington-Beals 3rd Model
5-Shot Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Remington-Beals Model 1858 Army
Remington-Beals Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Service Revolver
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1861
Picture of the Remington-Beals Model 1858 Navy
Remington-Beals Model 1858 Navy
Six-Shot Service Revolver
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1863
Picture of the Remington-Rider Double-Action New Model
Remington-Rider Double-Action New Model
Belt Revolver
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1862
Picture of the Richmond Armory Model 1855 (Richmond Rifle)
Richmond Armory Model 1855 (Richmond Rifle)
Percussion Cap, Single-Shot, Muzzle-Loaded Rifle
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1862
Picture of the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862
Sharps & Hankins Model 1862
Single-Shot Breech-Loading Carbine
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1852
Picture of the Sharps Model 1852 Saddle Ring
Sharps Model 1852 Saddle Ring
Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Cavalry Carbine
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1862
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
Six-Shot Service Revolver
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1857
Picture of the Smith Carbine
Smith Carbine
Breech-Loaded Cavalry Carbine
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1860
Picture of the Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Lever-Action Repeating Firearm
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1861
Picture of the Spiller & Burr Model 1861
Spiller & Burr Model 1861
Percussion Cap Revolver
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1816
Picture of the Springfield Model 1816
Springfield Model 1816
Muzzle-Loaded, Single-Shot Flintlock / Percussion Musket
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1844
Picture of the Springfield Model 1842
Springfield Model 1842
Muzzle-Loaded Musket / Rifle
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1856
Picture of the Springfield Model 1855
Springfield Model 1855
Muzzle-Loaded, Single-Shot Rifle-Musket
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1861
Picture of the Springfield Model 1861
Springfield Model 1861
Rifled Musket
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1858
Picture of the Starr Model 1858 / Model 1863
Starr Model 1858 / Model 1863
Double-Action 6-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1850
Picture of the Stocking Model 1850 (Pepperbox)
Stocking Model 1850 (Pepperbox)
Six-Shot Compact Pistol
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1863
Picture of the Tarpley Carbine
Tarpley Carbine
Carbine Rifle
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1864
Picture of the Warner Carbine
Warner Carbine
Breech-Loaded Rifled Gun
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1861
Picture of the Whitney Model 1861 Navy
Whitney Model 1861 Navy
Six-Shot, Single-Action, Percussion Revolver
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1857
Picture of the Whitworth Rifle
Whitworth Rifle
Percussion Lock Rifled Musket
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