The Arms of the 3rd MN VI

"Bright Belgian" in .71 cal as issued to the 3rd MN VI early war.

“Bright Belgian” in .71 cal smoothbore musket as issued to the 3rd MN VI early war.

A .577 cal P53 Enfield as manufactured by Windsor, the majority of P53's imported into the US lacked the band springs.

A .577 cal P53 Enfield Rifle Musket as manufactured by Windsor, the majority of P53’s imported into the US lacked the band springs.  The 3rd MN VI carried these for a large part of their service until replaced with M1861/63/64 series arms.

M1864 Springfield Rifle Musket; by the end of the War one like this was in the hands of most men of the 3rd MN VI

M1864 Springfield Rifle Musket; by the end of the War one like this was in the hands of most men of the 3rd MN VI.

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