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What was the most commonly used infantry rifle of the US Civil War at the beginning of 1865?


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2016-04-05 15:35:50
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As the US Civil War entered its fifth year in 1865, most infantrymen were no longer using the old style musket type rifles of the past. By the war's end, most soldiers were using either the '58 Springfield or the 577 Enfield rifle musket.

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