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The Civil War

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1: New Weaponry

2: The Civil war was bringing new ideas and technologies. During the middle of the war they started to mass produce new weapons, such as the mini ball, this deadly bullet was a half of an inch and it was lethal up to 250 yards. another weapon was the .58 caliber Springfield,

3: this weapon was used mostly for long ranged shots. It would take a soldier about 25 seconds to reload and fire an aimed shot, But before taking that shot they would first have to line up in groups and then they all would fire at once,for more damage.

4: Other weapons in the civil war, were the Railroad and the Telegraph. Abraham Lincoln Wanted to use a different kind of weapon, so he took over the privately owned railroad companies and put them into government use. He ordered the railroad to transport

5: food,clothing,troops and other supplies. The other weapon they used, was the telegraph. it was even more helpful than the railroad because, they could send messages to and from the front line of battle field.

6: Manufactures During the war there were many manufactures of weaponry, but they weren't on any ones side, these companies would make the rifles of cannons. for either side of the war.

7: Citations www.civilwarhome.com www.civilwarweapons.net

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