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    Springfield Model 1861 w/ Bayonet (left), standard weapon issued to Union infantry

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    Genuine 1861 Springfield Musket with matched 1862 Dates: This model was made only in 1861 and 1862 at the Springfield Armory. A true Springfield Armory gun from muzzle to butt. This is the standard Union Army infantry weapon of the Civil War.

    Invented in 1861 by Richard J. Gatling and based on a seed-planter that would revolutionize agriculture. It was a hand crank operated weapon which rotated six .58 caliber barrels around a central shaft.It was capable of continuous fire at a rate of 600 rounds per minute. The bullets were gravity fed from a hopper and each barrel fired 100 rounds per minute. The gun did not have tendency to heat up like an Agar gun which only had one barrel, because the barrels alternated firing.

    American Civil War Uniforms- The Union and the Confederacy wore different uniforms to distinguish from eachother during the Civil War. The Union typically wore navy blue long frock coats while the Confederates wore grey on frock coats that were a tad shorter.

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    Photo of the “Llullaillaco Maiden”, a 15 year old girl sacrificed during the Inca Empire for both purposes of religious rite and social control. She was chosen a year prior to her death, fed a ritualistic diet for an approximate twelve months to make her gain weight, then was drugged and left on the shrine at Volcano Llullaillaco, where she was left to die of exposure. For five hundred years, her body had been preserved at 82 ft. She is considered the best preserved Andean mummy ever uncovered.

    Civil War Brothers in Arms Two | PrintCollection Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms holding cigars in each others' mouths. Created between 1861 and 1865 as a ninth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 6.5 x 7.5 cm (case) Photograph shows uniform of soldier on right with blue chevrons of an Infantry Sergeant.

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    James B. McPherson (1828-1864), who died at the Battle of Atlanta, was one the highest-ranking Union soldiers killed in the war - The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

    The world's oldest revolver was made in 1597 by a weapon produser named Hans Stopler in Nüremberg Germany. The firing mechanism is a type of flintlock and the barrel holds up to 8 shots.

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    Schwerer Gustav was one of two German 80 cm K (E) ultra-heavy railway guns. It was developed in the late 1930s by Krupp as siege artillery. The gun weighed nearly 1,350 tonnes and could fire shells weighing seven tonnes to a range of 29 miles. It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece.

    .44 CSA 1860, Colt Army Model / beautiful and profound perfection in a handheld.

    Cemetery Gun: The gun, which the museum dates to 1710, is mounted on a mechanism that allows it to spin freely. Cemetery keepers set up the flintlock weapon at the foot of a grave, with three tripwires strung in an arc around its position. A prospective grave-robber, stumbling over the tripwire in the dark, would trigger the weapon—much to his own misfortune.

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    *ABRAHAM LINCOLN~Portrait: the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln successfully led his country through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crisis – the American Civil War – preserving the Union while ending slavery, and promoting economic and financial modernization."

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