US Military Sharps Rifle 1859

US Military Sharps Rifle 1859


Product Description

The US Military Sharps Rifle of 1859 emerged as a pivotal firearm during the American Civil War, revered for its remarkable accuracy and reliability. Developed by Christian Sharps, this breech-loading rifle provided Union soldiers with a significant advantage on the battlefield. Its innovative design allowed for faster reloading times compared to traditional muzzle-loading muskets, enabling soldiers to deliver precise and devastating fire against Confederate forces. Renowned for its long-range capabilities and robust construction, the Sharps Rifle became a favored choice among sharpshooters and cavalry units alike. Its impact on the outcome of key engagements, such as Gettysburg and Antietam, cannot be overstated, solidifying its place in military history as a quintessential weapon of the Civil War era.


Height: 125cm

Weight: 2.78kg

Free click & collect is available in store at 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth. Mainland UK delivery costs £49.

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