Reliable, quick to load, accurate and a vast improvement over smoothbore flintlock muskets, the British pattern, 1853 Enfield rifled musket was the standard Confederate rifle of the American Civil War. This museum quality, non-firing, wood and metal reproduction of the famous Rebel rifle measures 55" long.
Directed by Lew Ayres, who starred in 1930's All Quiet on the Western Front, this 1936 film dramatizes the building of the ironclad warships USS Monitor by the U.S. Navy and CSS Virginia (which was constructed using the remains of the scuttled USS Merrimack) by the Confederate States Navy and their epic Civil War clash in the 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads - the first-ever battle fought between two ironclads. B&W, 1 hr. 12 min.