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Civil War carbines

Peter Schiffers

Civil War carbines

myth vs. reality

by Peter Schiffers

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Published by Mowbray Publishers in Woonsocket, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rifles -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Shooting, Military -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Firearms -- History -- 19th century,
  • Confederate States of America -- Armed Forces -- Firearms,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Schiffers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUD383 .S35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688525M
    ISBN 101931464332
    LC Control Number2009280089
    OCLC/WorldCa227202862

    The war between the North and South remains the most bloody conflict in American history with over , souls claimed. There are a total of 45 Civil War Rifles () in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. The authors use thirty years of experience to answer the question of which European weapons were used in the Civil War – and which were not. The result is an identification guide that shows what to look for, and what to avoid, in this challenging and intriguing field of collecting.

    CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES Book by Coats & McAulay (PB, Gd, ) - $ CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES by Coats & McAulay (PB, Gd, ). Condition is Used. Water stain on the top of the first few pages which does not affect the print or page turning. Some fading on cover. Otherwise a clean book. Please see pictures. Shipped with USPS . item 2 Civil War Carbines (Hardback or Cased Book) - Civil War Carbines (Hardback or Cased Book) $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in Nonfiction. The Lost Ways by Claude Richards First Edition ().

    (From Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. III, published by Castle.) In addition to the carbines, cavalrymen also frequently were issued percussion revolvers. These handguns used rotating cylinders, bored through with five or six chambers, . Confederate Carbines & Musketoons by John M Murphy HB Civil War Rifle Book. $ + Shipping. Civil War Sharps Carbines and Rifles Earl J. Coates Acceptable Book 0 Paperb. $ Civil War Carbines, From Service to Sentiment, Seller Rating: % positive.


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I found this to be an excellent study of the subject of the more popular civil war carbines both for the collector and for those with an interest in these weapons. The approach of the author exhibits an accurate analysis of these fascinating transitional carbines as firearms moved to what we would recognize as the modern self contained cartridge/5(19).

Civil War Carbines book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). "Carbines of the Civil War" is a page, x11" paperback with black and white illustrations.

In each of the 19 sections, the author includes images of the Civil War carbines book /5(6). Book Summary: The title of this book is Civil War Carbines; Myth vs. Reality and it was written by Peter Schiffers. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc. and has a total of pages in the :   The book has eleven chapters devoted to the most procured carbines used during the war with each chapter solely dedicated to one weapon.

Each chapter covers history and models, information about the particular carbine that 5/5(1). Shooting original Civil War carbines with carefully reproduced ammunition, the author is able to explain why some carbines performed well in combat and others did not.

A unique mix of research and test firing results provides amazing and surprising insights for Civil War carbine collectors. 8 1/2 X 11, softcover, photos, pp. This exhaustively researched book covers the entire crucial period stretching from the beginning of the Civil War to the end of the cavalry carbine era in These carbines, and the men that carried them on horseback, played pivotal roles in some of the most exciting episodes in American history, including the War Between the States, the.

Civil War Carbines were designed Civil War carbines book Calvary units (horseback) that could move fast on the battlefield. Generally carrying short rifles for easy handling and loading on horseback as well as pistols, edged weapons and sometimes shotguns. The book you have recently acquired, "Civil War Sharps Rifles & Carbines" is the culmination of some 25+ years of research in the National Archives by multiple individuals, just read the acknowledgements to get an idea of the amount of work that went into locating original records and compiling the book.

Civil War Rifles and Carbines. Sharps and Hankins Carbine; Burnside Carbine; Joslyn Carbine; Spencer Rifle and Carbine; Green Carbine; Maynard Carbine; Gallager Carbine; Merrill Carbine; Colt Root Rifle; Peabody Rifle and Carbine; Smith Carbine; Henry Rifle.

Lee Repeating Rifle. Marlin Lever Actions. Military Longarms. Pre Muskets; 1st. Civil War Sharps Carbines and Rifles by John D. McAulay,Earl J. Coates and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Written by James B.

Whisker, Larry W. Yants, and Daniel D. Hartzler. More than 40 Civil War carbines well researched and superbly illustrated. Covered are well-known carbines such as Sharps, Ball, Gallagher, Jenks, Smith, etc. and others not quite as widely mentioned such as Warner, Gibbs, Mont Storm, Perry, Symmes and more.

Hardback, pages with index. 9 X Book-The Civil War Reenactor's Black Powder Guide. Soft cover, 55 pages complete with pictures.

Covers all aspects of CW period military weapons- Revolvers, Muskets, carbines, etc. Loading, Firing (live and blanks), Cleaning, and storage are also covered. This is a long awaited book for the hobby and new reenactors. If anybody gets the urge to shoot a Civil War Joslyn, or any rifle or carbine chambered for a Spencer rimfire round, for G_d’s sake first have the bore and chamber checked for dimensions.

Firing a in bullet down the nominal bore of the won’t hurt anything, but the accuracy will probably suck. Shooting original Civil War carbines with carefully reproduced ammunition, the author is able to explain why some carbines performed well in combat and others did not.

A unique mix of research and test firing results provides amazing and surprising insights for Civil War carbine collectors. Softcover "x11", pages. ISBN ISBN Category: C-F.

The third most widely used weapon of the Civil War was the Lorenz Rifle. This rifle was invented in by Austrian lieutenant Joseph Lorenz. This rifle had first seen action in the Second Italian War of Independence. The Lorenz rifle was similar in design to the Enfield rifle-musket.

Civil War Arms Purchases And Deliveries. Introduction by Stuart Mowbray. Civil War Army Swords: A Study of US Army Swords from through John H. Thillmann. Civil War Breech Loading Rifles. John D. McAulay. Civil War Carbines (Myth Vs. Reality) Peter Schiffers.

Civil War Cartridge Boxes of the Union. Civil War Carbines for sale. This is a nice 2nd Model Maynard Carbine manufactured by the Massachusetts Arms Company of Chicopee Falls, Mass.

Original U.S. Civil War Sharps New ModelMilitary Vertical Breech Carbine. This is a very nice example of an original New Model Military Breech Carbine in caliber, SN CIVIL WAR CARBINES: MYTH VS.

REALITY by Peter Schiffers. pages. 8 ½” x 11”. Excellent insight into how Civil War carbines actually performed. The author shoots original firearms with carefully reproduced ammunition to determine why some carbines worked better than others. Includes both research and actual test data.

This is a nice authentic Civil War Enfield pattern rifle. This is the tougher to find 2-band style short rifle that was carried by soldiers throughout the Civil War. This one was made in and is so marked on the lockplate of the musket. It also has the "LONDON” production location.

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 .CIVIL WAR IMPORT /51 AUSTRIAN CARBINE.

These carbines have known Civil War usage by both northern and southern mounted forces, largely in the western theatre. They are a dangerous looking weapon, only about 30 inches overall with a barrel (G).Civil War Rifle, Musket and Carbine venue.

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