ⓘ Springfield Model 1861

                                     

ⓘ Springfield Model 1861

The Springfield Model 1861 was a Minie-type rifled musket shoulder-arm used by the United States Army and Marine Corps during the American Civil War. Commonly referred to as the "Springfield", it was the most widely used U.S. Army weapon during the Civil War, favored for its range, accuracy, and reliability.

                                     
  • 1855 Rifled musket Springfield Model 1861 Rifled musket Springfield Model 1863 Rifled musket Single - shot rifle: Springfield Model 1865 Breechloading
  • improvement over the Springfield Model 1861 As such, it is sometimes classified as just a variant of the Model 1861 The Model 1861 with all of its variants
  • Springfield Model 1855 and Springfield Model 1861 Both the original smoothbore version and the modified rifled version of the Model 1842 were used in the
  • alike, until the Model 1861 supplanted it, obviating the use of the insufficiently waterproof Maynard tape primer. The Model 1855 Springfield was a rifled
  • musket Model 1842 Musket 69 - caliber percussion musket Rifled musket: Springfield Model 1855 58 - caliber Rifled Musket Springfield Model 1861 58 - caliber
  • Springfield Model 1795 Musket was a 69 caliber flintlock musket manufactured in the late 18th century and early 19th century at both the Springfield
  • Massachusetts. It was a modification of the Springfield rifled musket Model 1861 It was later replaced with the Model 1866. During the U.S. Civil War, the advantage
  • The Springfield Armory, located in the city of Springfield Massachusetts, was the primary center for the manufacture of United States military firearms
  • Springfield Model 1795 Musket US - Rifle - 1795 Springfield Model 1855 US - Rifle - 1855 Springfield Model 1861 US - Rifle - 1861 Springfield Model
  • also used extensively by various manufacturers, such as Springfield the Springfield Model 1861 and Enfield the Pattern 1853 Enfield Minie rifles were
  • in the Union ranks by 1861 Springfields The Model 1841 Mississippi Rifle, the progenitor of the Model 1855 and 1861 Springfield was still used in the
  • in design to the British Pattern 1853 Enfield and the American Springfield Model 1861 rifle - muskets. It had a 37.5 inch barrel which was held into place