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Civil War: Artifacts
Civil War: Artifacts(9 Photos)
Explore Civil War artifacts, from medical kits and personal hygiene items, to carbines and currency.
Civil War Tech
Civil War TechVideo Clip (2:17)
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The Civil War saw the rise of major technological advances in warfare.
The Evolution of Battlefield Guns
The Evolution of Battlefield GunsVideo Clip (1:25)
Video Clip (1:25)
Over the course of several hundred years, guns have undergone changes that have made them more efficient and effective.
Jet-Mounted Gatling Gun
Jet-Mounted Gatling GunVideo Clip (1:45)
Video Clip (1:45)
Observe the staggering power of the hand-driven Gatling machine gun when combined with a high-power aircraft.
America and the Civil War
America and the Civil WarVideo Clip (4:04)
Video Clip (4:04)
Discover how the bloodiest war in American history transformed the face of the nation.
Civil War 150
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The Gatling gun was a hand-driven machine gun, the first to solve the problems of loading, reliability, and the firing of sustained bursts.Go
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