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9 edition of Weapons of the Civil War found in the catalog.

Weapons of the Civil War

by Ian Hogg

  • 108 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by The Military Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • United States,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Arms and armor,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7704418M
    ISBN 100517636069
    ISBN 109780517636060
    OCLC/WorldCa17302819

    Civil War Weapons () The American Civil War divided the United States clearly along a single defined line, pitting brother against brother and involving a myriad of weapon types. The American Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in American history with military casualties totaling over million and another million in civilian and.   The American Civil War started with old-fashioned infantry charges and cavalry attacks, but ended with weapons of great firepower and mass destruction. Weapons used in the War Between the States ranged from guns, knives and swords for personal combat to large cannons for battlefield combat. Read more about the Civil War in our learning center.

    The Royalist and Parliamentary armies used similar tactics and weapons during the Civil War. Before a battle began both sides would line up facing each other. In the centre would be the infantry brigades of musketeers and pikemen. On each side of the infantry were the cavalry.   Weapons of the Spanish Civil War October 4, Ian McCollum Uncategorized 32 The Spanish Civil War is a relatively un-remembered conflict here in the US, but it is a fascinating event for firearms enthusiasts because of the huge variety of arms used.

    Product Information. Includes chapters on Pistols and Revolvers, Carbines, Longarms and Rifles, Swords and Edged Weapons, Artillery Over weapons featured with a history and specifications for each Over color photographs of weapons and artifacts Over 65 black and white archive photos showing the weapons in use Full color paintings by renowned Civil War .   Weapons of the Civil War by Hogg, Ian V., Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:


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Weapons of the Civil War by Ian Hogg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Civil War Weapons showcases studio photographs of the weapons used to fight the war between the states, along with illustrations and beautiful color paintings.

The book details the pistols, revolvers, carbines, rifles, longarms, artillery, swords and edged weapons used in the conflict, and reveals fascinating stories and facts about each type /5(18).

This beautifully illustrated book provides that detail in respect of the weapons, uniforms and equipment of the war - from the infantryman's simple rifle-and-bayonet through a plethora of officers' swords and sabers and pistols and revolvers, to the mighty artillery pieces, as well as the shirts, the shoes, the frock coats and the headgear of 5/5(4).

The American Civil War, fought between the Union and Confederate forces, took place from to During the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides. These weapons include edged weapons such as knives, swords, and bayonets, firearms such as, rifled-muskets, breech loaders and repeating weapons, various field guns such as artillery, and new weapons such as.

The Guns of the South is an alternate history novel set during the American Civil War by Harry was released in the United States on Septem The story deals with a group of time-travelling white supremacist members of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) from an Weapons of the Civil War book 21st-century South Africa, who attempt to supply Robert E.

Lee's Army of Author: Harry Turtledove. Weapons of the Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Civil War Weapons: Infantry tactics at the time of the Civil War were based on the use of the smoothbore musket, a weapon of limited range and accuracy.

Firing lines that were much more than a hundred yards apart could not inflict very much damage on each other, and so troops which were to make an attack would be massed together, elbow to elbow. Describes weapons used during the American Civil War, including those used by the cavalry, the infantry, and the navy, and examines the effectiveness of each.

The American Civil War continues to be one of the most significant events in US history. In this title, readers will examine the weapons-large and small-used by both Union and Confederate forces in the war.

Engaging text introduces readers to the new ironclad ships and submarines built for battle and the roles they played in military campaigns. Get this from a library. Weapons of the Civil War. [Matt Doeden] -- Describes the weapons of the Civil War, including small arms and larger weapons. The Civil War witnessed a technological revolution in weaponry.

This was highlighted by a changeover in shoulder-fired weapons from smoothbore firearms that had to be loaded through the muzzle each time a shot was fired to rifled-barrel firearms, some. Get this from a library. Weapons of the Civil War.

[Matt Doeden] -- Rifles, cannon fire, cavalry charging in waving sabers, it could be seen on a battlefield in the Civil War. Read this book to learn about the weapons used in the Civil War -- Amazon.

A high-end book worth every penny and an absolute must for the library of a serious firearms collector and military history buff. He is a prolific author and two of his best books are "U.S. Infantry Weapons Of The First World War" and "U.S.

Weapons of the Civil War. Not all the weapons used during the Civil War were shiny new inventions, however. There were old standbys like the famous Bowie knife, as well as advanced weapons like the Whitworth Whitworth was invented in England prior to the war, but due to its cost it did not receive much use until the Confederates began using it as a sniper rifle.

Weapons of the Civil War By Matthew Kent, North Carolina State University, War is a driving force behind innovation and invention, and every change or advancement in weapons technology impacts the tactics and the style of warfare utilized at the time.

Civil War Weapons. Civil War Weapons .Civil War rifles #1 – Springfield Type: Muzzle loader Designer: Springfield Armory, Mass. Caliber (rifled) Note: Most common weapon of the Union infantryman. The Confederacy would copy the Springfieldlater manufactured in Richmond, Va.

and Fayetteville, N.C. Jack Coggins accurately describes how the war was fought and with what. He also includes on-the-scene comments by Union and Confederate soldiers about the equipment and camp life in general. Profusely illustrated with more than drawings executed by the author, the book is a must for every Civil War enthusiast.

Civil War Weapons showcases studio photographs of the weapons used to fight the war between the states, along with illustrations and beautiful color paintings. The book details the pistols, revolvers, carbines, rifles, longarms, artillery, swords and edged weapons used in the conflict, and reveals fascinating stories and facts about each type Pages: The Civil War was the first major war that involved ironclad ships.

These were ships that were protected by steel or iron armor plates. They were nearly impossible to sink with conventional weapons and forever changed the way ships were used in battle.

At the same time, the Civil War introduced submarines into naval warfare. Examples of Civil War Rifles • Sharps Rifle • Spencer Rifle • Springfield Model • Henry Rifle Of all of the Civil War weapons the rifled musket was the most widely used weapon of the entire war and in fact more than 90% of the casualties during the war were caused by rifles, this figure also includes Civil War Pistols You’ve seen the scene where hundreds or thousands of soldiers.

Confederate Secret Naval Weapons. Ragan, the Hunley Project historian and author of The Hunley and Submarine Warfare in the Civil War, examines the work of Texan Edgar Collins Singer () in the Civil War.

A nephew of the sewing machine inventor, Singer recruited a group of engineers, mechanics, Free Masons, and others, mostly older men. Civil War Weapons - Muskets, Rifles, & Carbines C&C Sutlery sells authentic, modern-day reproductions of black powder Muskets, Rifles, & Carbines and accessories for Civil War & Indian War eras.

Due to current global situations please email to check in stock status.Civil War Small Arms, All about weapons used during the conflict.

96 pages softbound. Covers all weapons including hand guns, muskets, rifles, carbines, etc. Full of drawings, diagrams, as well as actual photographs of each gun, usually accompanied by an original photo of a soldier or person holding the weapons as well as photos of the original.The Civil War Weapons Book Review has members.