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Take a look at the Union's ultimate weapon during the Civil War
By Digital First Media
Updated: 06/27/2013 04:40:50 PM MDT
The Civil War soldier
During the Civil War, soldiers fought with their courage and character. But courage and character only got them so far. In the field, they relied heavily on their equipment.The Civil War was known as the first "modern" war, because of the guns and other weapons brought brought to the battlefield for the first time, though it might look a little old-fashioned today. Take a look at what Union troops carried with them to their victory at Gettysburg.
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