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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.




1
Picture of the Allen & Wheelock Drop Breech
National Flag Graphic
1860
Allen & Wheelock Drop Breech
Single-Shot Rifle
2
Picture of the Aston Model 1842
National Flag Graphic
1842
Aston Model 1842
Single-Shot Percussion Pistol
3
Picture of the Belgian Pinfire
National Flag Graphic
1840
Belgian Pinfire
Revolver
4
Picture of the Bridesburg Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1861
Bridesburg Model 1861
Rifle Musket
5
Picture of the Bridesburg Model 1863
National Flag Graphic
1863
Bridesburg Model 1863
Rifle Musket
6
Picture of the Burnside Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1856
Burnside Carbine
Breech-Loading Carbine Rifle
7
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
National Flag Graphic
1848
Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
8
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
National Flag Graphic
1848
Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
9
Picture of the Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
National Flag Graphic
1849
Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Percussion Revolver
10
Picture of the Colt Model 1851 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1851
Colt Model 1851 Navy
Percussion Revolver
11
Picture of the Colt Model 1855 (Root Revolver)
National Flag Graphic
1855
Colt Model 1855 (Root Revolver)
Single-Action Six-Shot Revolver
12
Picture of the Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1855
Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
Six-Shot Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
13
Picture of the Colt Model 1860 New Army
National Flag Graphic
1860
Colt Model 1860 New Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
14
Picture of the Colt Model 1861 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1861
Colt Model 1861 Navy
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
15
Picture of the Colt Model 1862 Pocket Navy
National Flag Graphic
1862
Colt Model 1862 Pocket Navy
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
16
Picture of the Colt Model 1862 Police
National Flag Graphic
1862
Colt Model 1862 Police
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
17
Picture of the Colt Special Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1861
Colt Special Model 1861
Musket Long Gun
18
Picture of the Cook & Brother Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1860
Cook & Brother Carbine
Musket Rifle
19
Picture of the Cooper Pocket Double Action
National Flag Graphic
1860
Cooper Pocket Double Action
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
20
Picture of the Cosmopolitan Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1862
Cosmopolitan Carbine
Percussion Carbine
21
Picture of the Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
National Flag Graphic
1825
Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
Concealed-Carry Pocket Pistol
22
Picture of the Deringer Model 1842 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1842
Deringer Model 1842 Navy
Percussion Cap, Rifled Barrel Pistol
23
Picture of the Dickson Nelson & Co Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1862
Dickson Nelson & Co Rifle
Percussion Smoothbore Rifle Musket
24
Picture of the E.G. Lamson Ball Lever-Action
National Flag Graphic
1865
E.G. Lamson Ball Lever-Action
Carbine Rifle
25
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1853
National Flag Graphic
1853
Enfield Pattern 1853
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
26
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1853 Cavalry
National Flag Graphic
1853
Enfield Pattern 1853 Cavalry
Muzzle-Loaded Flintlock Carbine Rifle
27
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1856
National Flag Graphic
1856
Enfield Pattern 1856
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
28
Picture of the Fayetteville Model 1862
National Flag Graphic
1862
Fayetteville Model 1862
Rifled-Musket Percussion Long Gun
29
Picture of the Frank Wesson Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1861
Frank Wesson Rifle
Service Long Gun / Cavalry Carbine
30
Picture of the Gallager Model 1863
National Flag Graphic
1863
Gallager Model 1863
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
31
Picture of the Gatling Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1861
Gatling Model 1861
Battlefield Support Weapon
32
Picture of the Gibbs Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1863
Gibbs Carbine
Breech-Loaded Rifled Percussion Carbine
33
Picture of the Gwyn and Campbell Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1863
Gwyn and Campbell Carbine
Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
34
Picture of the Harpers Ferry / Springfield Model 1795
National Flag Graphic
1795
Harpers Ferry / Springfield Model 1795
Musket
35
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1803
National Flag Graphic
1803
Harpers Ferry Model 1803
Flintlock Muzzle-Loading Rifle
36
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1816
National Flag Graphic
1816
Harpers Ferry Model 1816
Flintlock Musket / Percussion Cap Rifle
37
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1819 (Hall Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1819
Harpers Ferry Model 1819 (Hall Rifle)
Service Long Gun / Carbine
38
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1841
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Percussion Rifle
39
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1841
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Rifled-Musket Percussion Cap Long Gun
40
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1855
National Flag Graphic
1857
Harpers Ferry Model 1855
Percussion Rifle-Musket
41
Picture of the Henry Model 1860
National Flag Graphic
1860
Henry Model 1860
Lever-Action Repeating Rifle
42
Picture of the J.F. Brown Target
National Flag Graphic
1860
J.F. Brown Target
Sharpshooter / Sniper Rifle
43
Picture of the Joslyn Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1855
Joslyn Rifle
Single-Shot Carbine / Rifle Long Arm
44
Picture of the Lefaucheux 20-Round
National Flag Graphic
1823
Lefaucheux 20-Round
Double-Barreled Revolver
45
Picture of the Lefaucheux Model 1854
National Flag Graphic
1854
Lefaucheux Model 1854
Pinfire Revolver
46
Picture of the LeMat Revolver (Grape Shot Revolver)
National Flag Graphic
1861
LeMat Revolver (Grape Shot Revolver)
Nine-Shot Cap-and-Ball Revolver with Underslung 16-Gauge Barrel
47
Picture of the Leonard Percussion Target
National Flag Graphic
1860
Leonard Percussion Target
Sharpshooter / Sniper Rifle
48
Picture of the Lindsay Model 1860
National Flag Graphic
1860
Lindsay Model 1860
Twin-Shot, Single-Barrel Percussion Pistol
49
Picture of the Lindsay Model 1863 U.S. Double Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1863
Lindsay Model 1863 U.S. Double Rifle
Twin-Shot Musket Long Gun
50
Picture of the Lorenz Model 1854 / Model 1862 (Lorenz Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1854
Lorenz Model 1854 / Model 1862 (Lorenz Rifle)
Rifled Musket Long Arm
51
Picture of the Manhattan Navy
National Flag Graphic
1859
Manhattan Navy
Revolver
52
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Greene Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1854
Massachusetts Arms Greene Carbine
Breech-Loaded Percussion Carbine
53
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Maynard Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1860
Massachusetts Arms Maynard Carbine
Single-Shot Percussion Carbine
54
Picture of the Massachusetts Arms Model 1850 Dragoon (Wesson & Leavitt)
National Flag Graphic
1850
Massachusetts Arms Model 1850 Dragoon (Wesson & Leavitt)
Six-Shot, Percussion Cap Cavalry Revolver
55
Picture of the Merrill Model 1863 (Merrill Carbine)
National Flag Graphic
1863
Merrill Model 1863 (Merrill Carbine)
Percussion Cap, Breech-Loading Carbine
56
Picture of the Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
National Flag Graphic
1864
Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
Percussion Cap Revolver
57
Picture of the Miller Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1865
Miller Model 1861
Breech-Loading Rifle
58
Picture of the Model 1861 Ketchum
National Flag Graphic
1861
Model 1861 Ketchum
Infantry Hand Grenade
59
Picture of the Model 1866 Peabody Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1866
Model 1866 Peabody Carbine
Single-Shot Breechloading Carbine
60
Picture of the Palmer Model 1865
National Flag Graphic
1865
Palmer Model 1865
Bolt-Action Carbine
61
Picture of the Phoenix Arms Gibbs Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1862
Phoenix Arms Gibbs Carbine
Percussion-Based, Breech-Loaded, Single-Shot Carbine
62
Picture of the Remington Model 1816 (Maynard)
National Flag Graphic
1856
Remington Model 1816 (Maynard)
Percussion Cap Service Rifle
63
Picture of the Remington Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1850
Remington Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Muzzle-Loaded Rifled-Musket
64
Picture of the Remington Model 1858 Army
National Flag Graphic
1861
Remington Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
65
Picture of the Remington Model 1861 Army
National Flag Graphic
1861
Remington Model 1861 Army
Percussion Revolver
66
Picture of the Remington Model 1861 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1862
Remington Model 1861 Navy
Percussion Revolver
67
Picture of the Remington-Beals 1st Model
National Flag Graphic
1856
Remington-Beals 1st Model
5-Round Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
68
Picture of the Remington-Beals 2nd Model
National Flag Graphic
1858
Remington-Beals 2nd Model
5-Round Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
69
Picture of the Remington-Beals 3rd Model
National Flag Graphic
1860
Remington-Beals 3rd Model
5-Shot Percussion Cap Pocket Revolver
70
Picture of the Remington-Beals Model 1858 Army
National Flag Graphic
1861
Remington-Beals Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Service Revolver
71
Picture of the Remington-Beals Model 1858 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1861
Remington-Beals Model 1858 Navy
Six-Shot Service Revolver
72
Picture of the Remington-Rider Double-Action New Model
National Flag Graphic
1863
Remington-Rider Double-Action New Model
Belt Revolver
73
Picture of the Richmond Armory Model 1855 (Richmond Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1862
Richmond Armory Model 1855 (Richmond Rifle)
Percussion Cap, Single-Shot, Muzzle-Loaded Rifle
74
Picture of the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862
National Flag Graphic
1862
Sharps & Hankins Model 1862
Single-Shot Breech-Loading Carbine
75
Picture of the Sharps Model 1852 Saddle Ring
National Flag Graphic
1852
Sharps Model 1852 Saddle Ring
Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Cavalry Carbine
76
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
National Flag Graphic
1862
Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
Six-Shot Service Revolver
77
Picture of the Smith Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1857
Smith Carbine
Breech-Loaded Cavalry Carbine
78
Picture of the Spencer Rifle / Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1860
Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Lever-Action Repeating Firearm
79
Picture of the Spiller & Burr Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1861
Spiller & Burr Model 1861
Percussion Cap Revolver
80
Picture of the Springfield Model 1816
National Flag Graphic
1816
Springfield Model 1816
Muzzle-Loaded, Single-Shot Flintlock / Percussion Musket
81
Picture of the Springfield Model 1842
National Flag Graphic
1844
Springfield Model 1842
Muzzle-Loaded Musket / Rifle
82
Picture of the Springfield Model 1855
National Flag Graphic
1856
Springfield Model 1855
Muzzle-Loaded, Single-Shot Rifle-Musket
83
Picture of the Springfield Model 1861
National Flag Graphic
1861
Springfield Model 1861
Rifled Musket
84
Picture of the Starr Model 1858 / Model 1863
National Flag Graphic
1858
Starr Model 1858 / Model 1863
Double-Action 6-Shot Percussion Revolver
85
Picture of the Stocking Model 1850 (Pepperbox)
National Flag Graphic
1850
Stocking Model 1850 (Pepperbox)
Six-Shot Compact Pistol
86
Picture of the Tarpley Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1863
Tarpley Carbine
Carbine Rifle
87
Picture of the Warner Carbine
National Flag Graphic
1864
Warner Carbine
Breech-Loaded Rifled Gun
88
Picture of the Whitney Model 1861 Navy
National Flag Graphic
1861
Whitney Model 1861 Navy
Six-Shot, Single-Action, Percussion Revolver
89
Picture of the Whitworth Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1857
Whitworth Rifle
Percussion Lock Rifled Musket
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