Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War

Couverture
University of Illinois Press, 2004 - 322 pages
This is a detailed survey, replete with photographs and diagrams, of the field artillery used by both sides in the Civil War. In paperback for the first time, the book provides technical descriptions of the artillery (bore, weight, range, etc.), ordnance purchases, and inspection reports. Appendixes provide information on surviving artillery pieces and their current locations in museums and national parks.
 

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Acknowledgments
15
Introduction to the First Edition
21
Federal 6pounder Guns and 3 67inch Rifles
30
Confederate 6pounder Guns and 3inch Rifles
52
Guns and 3inch Rifles 18611862
68
Federal 12pounder Field Howitzers 18341862
71
Confederate 12pounder Field Howitzers
78
Field Howitzers 18611862
86
Too Big for the Field
173
British Rifled Cannon
194
Carriages
213
Conclusion
220
Introduction to the Appendixes
224
Selma Arsenal List of Propellant Charges 20 Jan
230
5B 3inch Ordnance Rifles Singer Nimick
243
7E 6pounder Bronze Guns Ames Model of 1835
251

Federal Napoleon Guns 18571865
97
Parrott Rifles 18611865
113
False Napoleons and Gettysburg Replicas
130
Boat Howitzers
141
James Smoothbores and Rifles 18611862
157
7K 6pounder Bronze James Guns Ames
257
Glossary
311
Index
319
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Page 315 - A Course of Instruction in the Elements of the Art and Science of War, for the Use of the Cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 12mo, cloth $1 .75 Field Fortifications.

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