Potsdam Muskets

Rifleman Q&A: 'Potsdam' Muskets

During the American Civil War, thousands of muskets came to U.S. shores imported by both the North and South, and some of them were referred to as "Potsdam" muskets.

Rifleman Q&A: An Auger Gun In The Civil War?

From the archives of American Rifleman, read about Wilson Ager's "Coffee Mill Gun" from the June 2004 magazine.

This Old Gun: Pattern 1853 Enfield

Simply put, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket, along with its variants, is one of the most important firearms of the 19th century.

Rifleman Q & A: Civil War Import

I’ve acquired an interesting firearm and need help finding more information about it, since my library searches have yielded limited results.

I Have This Old Gun – Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

Simply put, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket, along with its variants, is one of the most important firearms of the 19th century.

Colt's New Model Holster Pistol in the Civil War

Though its first deliveries were to the South, it was also the handgun most used by Federal cavalry.

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