Okay, I've consolidated the list of suggestions from this thread into this post, and voted up the contributors!
Revolvers were common in the civil war.
Total available weapons
PUBLICnoose - Revolvers were common in the civil war.Not till you prestige
Kill streak - Gatling gun
Kill streak - Native American death squad
Kill Streak - mortar bombardment
Kill streak - small pox
"Props to OGer Mikusoraiden for getting this ball rolling in the Advanced Warfare Multiplayer thread"...though Miku added the first perks, I have to toot my own horn on this, as it was my idea because all these new CODs are too difficult for my old ass. I fully endorse this thread.
VU! Wasn't aware
Sogsteel - Secondary WeaponBear trap! Awesome idea
tomahawks and bowie throwin knives
ned kelley style armored juggernaut suit killstreak
instead of mortars a riverboat with a bunch of double barrel cannons shooting the battlefield
hot air ballon gunner
Winans steam gun killstreak
ketchum hand grenades
and of course, a hot air ballon care package "poisoning the watering hole"
and cullen bohannon has to be a secret character
Legit LOL@ hot air balloon gunner
Map: open field
Game type: firing line
slo ko - Legit LOL@ hot air balloon gunner
our dreams can become a historical reality
Map - Andersonville Prison
Map - Monitor and Merrimack
Map - Fort Sumter
Map - Appomattix Court House
Map - Gettysburg
Perk - Break Formation ( frees you from walking in a straight line towards enemy fire)
Perk: infection bullet
shoot someone with it and they die randomly days later.
^maybe that would be better as a care package dropped weapon.
elgin bladed pistols for run n gun and quick melee
gotta fix this though
hot air balloon grape shot gunner
Secondary Weapon - Sapper's powder keg or dynamite