American Civil War

US Savage M1861 .44 Caliber Revolver

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A short lived weapon, The Savage Arms Company created the .44 caliber Heavy Revolver. As most weapons (revolvers and pistols) were single-action, The Savage was designed …

Wiard Gun

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A rare piece of Artillery used briefly in The American Civil War, The Wiard Gun was designed by Norman Wiard. The gun was an early attempt to construct long-range artille …

British Whitworth M1860 Sniper Rifle

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Designed by The Parker-Hale Co. in England, The Model 1860 Sniper's Rifle was a hand-made weapon for specially trained Sharpshooters. Made in a .45 caliber lead round ver …

US M1863 ''Burnside'' .54 Caliber Carbine

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The 3rd most popular Carbine weapon of The American Civil War – in The Union Army, The Burnside Carbine was named after Army General Ambrose Burnside (one time Comm …

Fort Alcatraz

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Also known as Alcatraz Citadel, this Fort was build on Alcatraz Island, located off the coast of California (San Francisco Bay). A natural defensive point, The Federal Go …

US Remington M1862 Zouave .58 Caliber Rifle

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Manufactured by The Remington Arms Co. from 1862 to 1865, The “Zouave” Musket was popular with many Northern Units of The American Civil War. Patterning their …

Armored Trains

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Although the idea of “armoring” a Locomotive was not an American Civil War “invention”, it was certainly refined during The War. Locomotives had b …

Confederate General Hood's Texas Brigade Flag

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Raised in Texas in 1861 for service in The Confederate States Army (during The American Civil War), the flag was named for it's commander General John Bell Hood. A Hero o …

Confederate ''Cross'' Flag

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Said to have been designed by Georgia Gen. Alfred Cummings, The Cross Flag was a fixture during the famous Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi – during The American Civ …

Confederate ''Orphan Brigade'' Flag

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“The Orphan Brigade” were Confederate Army of Tennessee Units that had been “reconstituted” from the surviving members of other Units (to form new …