US Remington M1862 Zouave .58 Caliber Rifle

  • American Civil War
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

Manufactured by The Remington Arms Co. from 1862 to 1865, The “Zouave” Musket was popular with many Northern Units of The American Civil War. Patterning their uniforms after the popular French Military troops (Zouaves), the rifle was designed to be much shorter than the average issued weapon. At 33-inches long, the weapon weighted around 6.6 pounds and fired a .58 cal. Lead ball..The Zouave Rifle also came with a 20-inch Sword Bayonet. The rifle had an effective range of 900 feet.