U.S. and Confederate Arms and Armories During the American Civil War: v. 2 United States Civil War Carbines

U.S. and Confederate Arms and Armories During the American Civil War: v. 2 United States Civil War Carbines

By: James B. Whisker (author)Hardback

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Introduction - innovations, new technology, inside contract system, outside contract system, breech-loading carbines, scarcity of arms, inspection, labour, costs, politics and arms. Part ! Pre-Civil War arms: hall carbine; 1847 cavalry musketoon; US models of 1855; Schoeder carbine, Symmes carbine, Jenks carbine. Part 2 Carbines whose production and first models were produced before the Civil War: Civil War carbines of Christian Sharps; Burnside Arms Company; Merrill carbine; Greene carbine. Part 3 Civil War percussion carbines: cosmopolitan; Gallagher, Gibbs; Maynard; Linder; Smith; Starr Arms Company; Mont Storm. Part 4 Late Civil War carbines using self-contained metallic cartridges: Ball; Palmer; Ballard; Joslyn; Lee; Perry; E. Remington & Sons; Spencer Rifle Company; Triplett & Scott; Warner; Wesson; how good were the carbines.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773471115
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9780773471115
  • ISBN10: 0773471111

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