All weapons have an effect on your speed rating.
Pistols are the fastest, but least powerful, and
muskets have a lot of damage but are slower.
The best gun in terms of speed/damage/range balance is the scoped lever action rifle.
Grenades, Dynamite, Molotav Cocktails, firebombs
Melee/Hand to hand
Knives, Clubs, Tomahawks, Swords, Chains
Guns (short range)
Derringer, Colt 45 Revolver, 12 gauge Shotgun, 10 gauge Shotgun, Double Barrell Shotgun
Guns (med range)
Lever Action Rifle, Flintlock Rifle
Guns (long range)
Davey's Rifle (Betsy), Scoped Rifle, Scoped Lever Action Rifle