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  • 1859 Sharps Infantry Rifle Category

    1859 Sharps Infantry Rifle

    .54 Calibre rifle used in the initial stages of the US Civil War. Developed by Christian Sharps, this weapon boasted a unique breech-loading mechanism that enabled a higher rate of fire compared to traditional muzzle-loading rifles.

  • 1859 Spingfield Infantry Rifle

    1859 Springfield Infantry Rifle

    The 1859 Springfield Infantry Rifle, a cornerstone of the American Civil War, stands as a testament to the evolving technology of firearms in the mid-19th century. Produced at the famed Springfield Armory, this .58 caliber rifled musket represented a significant advancement in accuracy and range over the smoothbore muskets that preceded it.