This is a list of infantry weapons used in the American Revolutionary War. Contents. [hide]. 1 American weapons. 1.1 Brown Bess; 1.2 Charleville Musket; 1.3 American-made Muskets; 1.4 Long Rifles; 1.5 Bayonet. 2 British Infantry Weapons. 2.1 Pattern 1776 Infantry Rifle; 2.2 Ferguson Rifle; 2.3 Brown Bess Musket.
Revolutionary War Weapons. American colonists were barely 12 years removed from the French and Indian wars (1754-1763), but close enough to a new conflict to begin thinking about the necessity for building a store of weapons. Those who served in militias in that earlier war had furnished their own weapons. The guns ...
Revolutionary War weapons ranged from the mass-produced guns like the Brown Bess rifled musket to homemade pistols, swords, and spears. The British had large quanti...
Facts and information about the Weapons of the Revolutionary War. Weapons of the Revolutionary War for kids. Facts, history and information about the Weapons of the Revolutionary War.
Weapons were the army's main concern. The most important weapon during the American Revolution was the musket—a long smoothbore gun (a gun without grooves inside its barrel) fired from the shoulder—with a bayonet attached at the end. These weapons led to a certain style of fighting in the 1700s. Muskets could be ...
Weapons from the Revolutionary War included the flintlock musket, pistol, bayonet, cannon and sword. Each were used effectively and had a counter to them.
Mar 31, 2002 ... The main weapons of the American Revolution were the muzzleloading flintlock musket, its attached bayonet, and the cannon. Secondary weapons were the rifle and pistol, swords and other cutting weapons. By far, the most common weapon was the smoothbore flintlock musket, of a large caliber, .62 to ...
Firearms used durinf the American Revolutionary War.
As soon as the American Revolution started, continental soldiers were required to be equipped with a firearm and a secondary melee weapon. But unlike the England's militia regulations, in which the authorities controlled the arms and stored them in a secured central location, continental soldiers had to provide their own ...