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Weapons

Model 1861 Springfield Rifled Musket

Manufactured by Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, this was the most commonly used infantry weapon among Union soldiers. Weighing about nine pounds, it boasted a 40-inch barrel, a percussion cap priming system, open leap-flip sights set at 300 and 500 yards, and a triangular socket bayonet... Other Weapons

Uniforms

Collis’ Zouaves

Captain Alfred Newlin’s Company G, 114th Pennsylvania, in 1864, known as “Collis’ Zouaves.” (LOC) Other Uniforms

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