Tons of excellent photographs with profuse text and details on who made and sold these critical pieces of military equipment. This traces our hobby from soldiers picking up souvenirs after battle, to modern day collectors and detectors Hundreds of pictures including a special color section.This one's for every one regardless of your area of interest. A new volume in this scholarly study of bullets and cartridges, with chapters devoted to ammunition for Burnsides, Colt, Merrill, Sharps, Spencer and the rest! HORSTMANNS: The Enterprise of Military Equipage by Bruce Bazelon.
Covers muskets, rifle-muskets, rifles, carbines and handguns of the U. 319 pages INSIGNIA OF INDEPENDENCE, Military Buttons, Accouterment Plates & Gorgets of the American Revolution Don Troiani and James L. 297 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons, buckles, gorgets & more!
Hundreds of sharp, black & white photos of buttons & plates, mixed with color pictures of period paintings showing participants of the war wearing the very same equipment!
It is filled with wonderful, all color photography of artifacts, including military as well as everyday items from house sites, and even includes some Civil War and other items found in the same areas.
If you've read any of the author's articles in historic publications, you know that he has the experience, expertise and writing skills to make this a must have!
One of the best ever reference works for weapons of the Civil War. This traces our hobby from soldiers picking up souvenirs after battle, to modern day collectors and detectors Hundreds of pictures including a special color section.
275 pages with drawings that show more detail than photos would, and great descriptive text. .00 CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES by Earl J. This one's for every one regardless of your area of interest.of detailed information that covers a longer span of time than does Volume 1 and contains all new information with no duplication from the first volume. Close to 600 pages full of great information and color photographs detailing the British trade with Americans during the Civil War.Detailed information on Enfields, Handguns such as Kerr, Beaumont-Adams, Le Mat, Tranter and more, Ammunition (cartridges, caps, molds and more) Swords, Accoutrements, Artillery, Uniforms and all with great detailed color photos!This wonderful new 384 page hardbound book is filled with new information on Southern shotguns and the contents are astounding!Studies of southern state archives uncovered state participation in organized acquisition of large numbers of shotguns to arm their soldiers and that the use of shotguns was far more prevalent than previously believed.There are also chapters on four leading manufacturers, with histories of the companies and great photos of their backmarks .