The 1853 Enfield was used in the Civil War by both the North and the South. The Confederates imported more of these guns during the war and towards the end of the war, more than 75% were armed with the 1853 Enfield. It was the second most widely used rifle behind the 1861 Springfield Musket. The original (as with this reproduction) have a 39" barrel and was fastened to the stock with 3 metal bands. This model is also known as the "three band" model.
The Build-It-Yourself Rifle kits are one of the best ways to get a real hands-on muzzleloading experience! With easy step-by-step instructions, this kit is simple to assemble.
This rifle is an authentic reproduction made with high quality, premium metal and wood finishes as well as hand-oiled wood stocks. Approved by the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA). Perfect for shooters, hunters, enthusiasts, collectors, and those performing re-enactments. .58 Caliber, Percussion, Rifled.
Note: This is an un-assembled rifle kit.
- Unassembled Rifle Kit
- 39" Rifled Barrel
- Single Trigger
- Unfinished Walnut Stock
- Unfinished Barrel
- Fixed Front Sight
- Ladder-style rear sight with a slider for elevation adjustments