Civil War Guns & Canons Photos

This page indexes guns, canons & powder horns used during the American Civil War.

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Six-Pounder Field Gun which was obsolete by the Civil War at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.Civil War canon used by John Brown to train for Harpers Ferry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Buehrles' Gun, captured in Mexico, once fired every Fourth of July at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Brass cannon from Civil War on original caisson & carriage, type named after Emperor Napoleon III, believed used at Gettysburg at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.
Six-Pounder Field Gun (1841) which was obsolete by the Civil War at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.Civil War canon used by John Brown to train for Harpers Ferry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Buehrles' Gun, captured in Mexico, once fired every Fourth of July at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Brass cannon from Civil War on original caisson & carriage, type named after Emperor Napoleon III, believed used at Gettysburg at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.
Civil War canon at William T. Sherman House Museum. Lancaster, OH.Civil War cannon at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Experimental revolving canon built at Petersburg now in Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.Cannon grease bucket with chain handle at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.
Civil War canon at William T. Sherman House Museum. Lancaster, OH.Civil War cannon at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Experimental revolving canon (1861) built at Petersburg now in Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.Cannon grease bucket with chain handle at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.
Civil War Memorial canon & dead soldier. Indianapolis, IN.Liberty bearing torch on Civil War Memorial. Indianapolis, IN.Soldier with sword on Civil War Monument at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Breech loading Colt revolving & Henry repeating rifles which made traditional pre-Civil War tactics deadly & obsolete at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War Memorial canon & dead soldier. Indianapolis, IN.Liberty bearing torch & soldier with canon on Civil War Memorial. Indianapolis, IN.Soldier with sword on Civil War Monument at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Breech loading Colt revolving & Henry repeating rifles which made traditional pre-Civil War tactics deadly & obsolete at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War flintlocks at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Collection of Confederate firearms at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Colt pocket revolver M1853 at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Smith & Wesson 32 cal. revolver used by General Rutherford B. Hayes during Civil War at Hayes Museum. Fremont, OH.
Civil War flintlocks at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Collection of Confederate firearms at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Colt pocket revolver M1853 at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Smith & Wesson 32 cal. revolver used by General Rutherford B. Hayes (1864-5) during Civil War at Hayes Museum. Fremont, OH.
Collection of Civil War revolvers at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Collection of Civil War pistols at Manassas NHS museum. Manassas, VA.Adams Revolver used by Lieutenant General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Civil War powder horn at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.
Collection of Civil War revolvers at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Collection of Civil War pistols at Manassas NHS museum. Manassas, VA.Adams Revolver (c1862) used by Lieutenant General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Civil War powder horn at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.
Three metal powder horns at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Remington Revolver & knife with scabbard at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Civil War sword of Col George A. Stone at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Presentation Civil War sword of Col. Cyrus Bussey at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Three metal powder horns (c1831, 1860s, & 1857) at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Remington Revolver & knife with scabbard at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Civil War sword of Col George A. Stone at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Presentation Civil War sword of Col. Cyrus Bussey at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Connecticut medical officer's sword at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War writing desk & sword at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Union officer's Civil War frock coat & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Connecticut medical officer's sword (1862) at Lee's Headquarters Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Civil War writing desk & sword at Vermont History Center. Barre, VT.Union officer's Civil War frock coat (1864) & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.

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