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The Horse Soldier

219 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2801
+1 717-334-0347
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Great stock/Mediocre staff assistance.

I have been going to the Horse Soldier for about 10 years. Over that period I have purchased many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Like a free museum

As the firm's name suggests, this store is for persons interested in militaria. I'm not so... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Jim C
Bel Air, Maryland
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cannon balls” (3 reviews)
219 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2801
+1 717-334-0347
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to the Horse Soldier for about 10 years. Over that period I have purchased many thousands of dollars in Civil War guns and documents. The merchandise is excellent, but the shopping experience has always been that the staff will show you...More

Thank schustermom
Sam17325, Owner at The Horse Soldier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry that you had this experience with our staff. I can assure you they have a lot of knowledge. Jim Thomas, Sr. Has been around the Civil War memorabilia field for nearly his entire life. Andy DeCusati has also been around the collecting/reenacting...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

As the firm's name suggests, this store is for persons interested in militaria. I'm not so inclined, but do appreciate the human story behind the various items. The store is clean, bright, and well signed, allowing persons such as I to feel as if he's...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

What a collection of Civil War antiques. It was like touring a museum. Very interesting. My significant other came out with several items that now are on display at home.

1  Thank travelinggal49
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Cannon Balls, Rifles, Bullets from the battlefield itself....Right next to Servants Old Time photos.......You can bring back to your school or work and actual minie ball from the battlefield of Gettysburg....Even a Cannon ball or a rifle or bayonet..........The items can be authenticated right there......Tremendous...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We are Gettysburg "veterans" and visited the store during Easter Weekend. What an impressive place! Its like a museum - where one can actually purchase the items, personal budget permitting, at a fair price. The employees were very patient and sincerely helpful. I was really...More

2  Thank pcash007
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This shop is really more like a museum where you can buy stuff. There were some really high quality artifacts from the Civil War era including swords, rifles/muskets, handguns, artillery rounds, uniforms, etc... you could probably find anything you wanted. The store is well-organized and...More

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If your are interested in Civil War artifacts, uniform, hats, etc... then there is no place on earth better than the Horse Soldier. The also have a great selection of other military related items.

1  Thank repbrock
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have been coming to this store for over two years and never have had a negative experience. There is a wide variety of artifacts to look at that range from the Civil War but WWII and WWII as well. There is also a variety...More

1  Thank Laura_Van_Blaricom
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Took a stroll through. Lots of old guns and swords and artifacts for sale. High end store with quality merchandise. Very clean and well kept. If you are looking for something specific I am sure you can get it there

1  Thank brenda010386
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I purchased a antique Remington percussion revolver-realized after further research I did not get the correct Federal Army issue of the time (Civil War of course), they gave me full value back on trade- in for correct pistol. Fantastic place to learn and shop. We...More

1  Thank bradh1858
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