American War Rifles

Listed below are the main battle rifles of America's major wars and conflicts. These are the most widely issued or used primary small arms for each conflict starting with the American revolution.

American Revolutionary War : (1775–1783) Muzzle Loading Flintlock Musket Large Caliber Smooth Bore
Revolutionary War Rifle US

American Civil War : (1861–1865) Springfield Rifle Musket Various Calibers
Springfield Rifle Musket Civil War
World War I : Bolt Action M1903 Springfield Rifle cal. .30 Government 30/06
WWI Issue Springfield 1903
World War II and Korean War : M1 Garand Semi Auto Rifle cal. .30 Government aka 30/06
WWII Issue Army M1 Garand
 Vietnam War : M16 A1 Selective Fire Automatic High Capacity Rifle cal. 5.56
Vietnam Issue M-16
Desert Storm/ Desert Shield/ Iraqi Freedom : M-16 A2/A4 Selective Fire Automatic High Capacity Rifle cal. 5.56 often updated with various tactical gear to suit various mission needs.
Modern M-16

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