Civil War Cannons

Civil War Cannons

war cannons

War Cannons became one of the most dominant weapons of the Civil War as they were used for a variety of reasons.   Known as the best powerful weapon of that time period,  Civil War cannons were used by both the North and the South.  One fact that many people don’t know is that in Charleston, SC the only thing that saved the city from destruction is the palm trees that deflected Civil War cannonballs from destroying the city.

Some of the most famous Civil War Cannon models include the Parrott Rifle, Gatling Gun, and the Ordnance Rifle.