Living History Association

35th Alabama Infantry & 73rd Indiana Infantry Regiment

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35th Alabama Infantry Regiment
&
73rd Regiment of Indiana Volunteer Infantry

Universal Muskets

All members are required to purchase at least one of the following long-arms, listed in order of preference;
  • P1853 British Rifle Musket, .577 Calibre (Birmingham, London, or Belgian Manufacturing Preferred)
  • M1842 U.S. Musket, .69 Caliber (Harper's Ferry or Springfield Manufacturing Preferred)
  • M1855 U.S. Rifle Musket, .58 Caliber (Harper's Ferry or Springfield Manufacturing Preferred)
  • M1861 U.S. Rifle Musket, .58 Caliber (Springfield or Colt Manufacturing Preferred)
  • M1816/22 U.S. Musket (Harper's Ferry Preferred, converted to percussion)
  • Other period long-arms in use by the armies of the French, Saxons, Russians, Spanish, or other European nations

All members are required to have the following attachments appropriate to make and caliber on their long-arms;
  • Bayonet
  • Tompion
  • Nipple Protector
  • Musket Sling
  • Oilcloth Gun Cover