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The Civil War musket

Craig L. Barry

The Civil War musket

a handbook for historical accuracy-- lock, stock and barrel : modifications for reproduction Civil War era Enfield and US pattern muskets and rifle-muskets

by Craig L. Barry

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Published by Watchdog Quarterly in Warren, Mi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army -- Firearms -- History -- 19th century,
  • Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Firearms -- History,
  • Rifles -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Historical reenactments -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 155).

    Statementby Craig L. Barry.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUD383 .B37 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17093454M
    ISBN 100974220124
    LC Control Number2006297578
    OCLC/WorldCa244354465

    CS Richmond Musket Armi Sport The C.S. Richmond Musket was manufactured from to by The Richmond Armory in Richmond, Virginia. This musket was produced in larger numbers than all other Confederate longarms manufactured during the Civil War.   Muskets, Carbines & Repeating Rifles - Long Arms of the Civil War: Small Arms Profiles: The Rifled Musket in Civil war Combat Evolution or Revolution? Small Arms & Edged Weapons: 5: The Rifle Musket in the Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth questions. Non-Fiction History of the Civil War: 5:

    Civil Portrait Photographs 7, Glass Negatives 5, The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat. by Earl J. Hess, University Press of Kansas. Some debates within the Civil War community are more heated than others, including recent disagreements over the importance of the rifle-musket.

      Well, without in any way being an expert, or even a student, of the American Civil war, surely one only has to compare the capabilities of the rifled musket - whether the Springfield in the hands of American troops, the Enfield in the hands of British troops, or the equivalents in other armies, to appreciate that the greatly increased lethality of the rifled musket over the smooth bore long. This is a dug Civil War musket cleaning jag. Cleaned and coated. 3 inches in length. Dug from the Battle of Spotsylvania Virginia. Found on private property with permission. See the photos for more detail. Happy to combine shipping for multiple purchases. Items are normally shipped in two Rating: % positive.


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The Civil War musket by Craig L. Barry Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is clearly written and comprehensively covers probably all you need to know about using civil war rifle-muskets.

My only minor complaint is the author doesn't cover Pedersoli made guns as much as he does the The Civil War musket book Italian manufacturers/5(7). Muskets and Applejack paints a full, complex picture of the surprisingly large role alcohol played in the Civil War: how it helped heal physical and emotional wounds, form friendships, and cause strife.

Interspersed between stories from the battlefield are authentic recipes of soldiers' favorite drinks-from both sides of the Mason-Dixon line/5(11). Book has over fifty pages of firing test graphics and stats for many Civil War muskets, carbines and pistols, including the guns and loads I was interested in.

Info makes it clear why buck-and-ball ammo and the much maligned smoothbore musket was so lethal, and played such a major role, in the battles at Antietam, Gettysburg and other locations/5(11). The Civil War's single-shot, muzzle-loading musket revolutionized warfare-or so we've been told for years.

Noted historian Earl J. Hess forcefully challenges that claim, offering a new, clear-eyed, and convincing assessment of the rifle musket's actual performance on the battlefield and its impact on the course of the Civil War.

Many contemporaries were impressed with the new weapon's 4/5(2). The Civil War Musket wasn’t the The Civil War musket book of weapon that should have been used at all during the Civil War. The only reason it was used at all was simply due to the fact that both sides already had so many thousands of them in their inventory to begin with.

The smooth bore musket was a very inaccurate short range unreliable weapon. "Jeffrey Williams is an authority on the great American Civil War and a reenactor of events pertaining to it.

Through his eyes and descriptions, the events of are vividly recounted. Jeff helps readers to experience life as a Civil War soldier and leads readers over the hallowed ground of many of the battles that shaped our nation's Reviews: 6.

During the Civil War over 1, of the pattern rifle muskets were produced by the Springfield National Armory and 2 private Contractors. Springfield Rifle Musket by Armi Sport of Italy, the ultimate in fine shooting military muzzle loaders. Civil War Musket Rifle Model by Penncraft Miniature Replica NIP.

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$ The Springfield Model was a Minié-type rifled musket shoulder-arm used by the United States Army and Marine Corps during the American Civil ly referred to as the "Springfield" (after its original place of production, Springfield, Massachusetts), it was the most widely used U.S.

Army weapon during the Civil War, favored for its range, accuracy, and reliability. 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 artillery such as field guns and siege guns and new weapons such as the.

Civil War rifles and Civil War muskets for sale complement our stock of U.S. military antique long guns. Call () for our complete collection. I am confident that anyone using Foote's year-old narrative as a primary source for the effect of the rifle musket will take this book into consideration as motivation to update his sources.

The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth (review) Barloon, Mark. The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat: Reality and Myth (review). The issue of the combat effectiveness of the rifle musket in the American Civil War has been hotly debated for some time.

InBritish historian Paddy Griffith launched a shot across the bow of prominent rifle advocates Perry Jamieson and Grady McWhiney with his book Battle Tactics of the Civil War.

Griffith argued the overall impact of the. During the American Civil War, the rifle was the most common weapon found on the battlefield. Most of the rifles during that time were loaded with a small lead musket ball or with a minnie ball (or Minié ball) and black rifles of this era were muzzle loaded rifled rifles were used by both the United States of America ("Union") and the Confederate States of America.

A Musket in My Hands is the third book in her Civil War Romance series. I knew women played a huge role in war efforts throughout the years, but I’d never thought about the reality of women mustering into the army/5(42).

The Enfield rifle-musket was also used by both the North and the South in the American Civil War, and was the second most widely used infantry weapon in the war, surpassed only by the Springfield Model Rifled Musket.

The Confederates imported more Enfields during the course of the war than any other small arm, buying from private. If you have any questions about the Richmond or any of the other weapons in the Civil War Arsenal, email me at [email protected] attn: Eugene West Tagged Richmond High Hump, Richmond Rifle Musket, Richmond Rifle Musket, civil war guns, confederate guns, Confederate Long Rifles Categorized in Paul J.

Davies book. This was the concept of tactics understood by Civil War officers who bothered to think about the matter--not some fancy idea of using the rifle musket's power at long range." [Paddy Griffith, Battle Tactics of the Civil War, p.

Smoothbore muskets, some of which were still used during the Civil War, were generally unreliable at any range more than 75 yards. Sgt. John Dore of the 7th New York (Library of Congress) These rifle-muskets were chiefly percussion weapons; pulling the trigger of a rifle-musket caused the weapon’s hammer to strike a small metal cap.

A good book which challenges conventional wisdom about the effectiveness of rifles on Civil War battlefields, "The Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat" is a must read for anyone interested in Civil War (or 19th Century) tactics, sniping / military marksmanship, or the /5.

What some people don't seem to grasp is that in the Civil War most engagements happened at short ranges, where the rifle musket's longer range was irrelevant.

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