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Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War, revised edition - James C. Hazlett

Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War, revised edition

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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.

"The standard reference work on its subject: an important addition to any institutional or personal Civil War library and a significant contribution to knowledge." Civil War History "This masterful work on Civil War field artillery was written by a team of authors--a physician, a skilled mechanic, and a professional engineer, each a longtime student of the war. The book is at once informative, entertaining, and useful." Blue & Gray Magazine

List of Tablesp. 8
List of Appendixesp. 10
Forewordp. 13
Acknowledgmentsp. 15
Introduction to the Second Editionp. 17
Introduction to the First Editionp. 21
Fundamentalsp. 23
Federal 6-pounder Guns and 3.67-inch Rifles, 1819-1862p. 30
Confederate 6-pounder Guns and 3-inch Rifles, 1861-1862p. 52
Federal 12-pounder Field Howitzers, 1834-1862p. 70
Confederate 12-pounder Field Howitzers, 1861-1862p. 78
Federal Napoleon Guns, 1857-1865p. 88
Confederate Napoleon Guns, 1861-1865p. 100
Parrott Rifles, 1861-1865p. 109
3-inch Ordnance Rifllesp. 120
False Napoleons and Gettysburg Replicasp. 130
The Small Onesp. 134
Boat Howitzersp. 141
James Smoothbores and Rifles, 1861-1862p. 147
The Rare Onesp. 158
Too Big for the Fieldp. 173
British Rifled Cannonp. 194
Carriagesp. 213
Conclusionp. 220
Appendixesp. 223
List of Short Titles for Sourcesp. 302
Notesp. 303
Glossaryp. 311
Bibliographyp. 315
Indexp. 319
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ISBN: 9780252072109
ISBN-10: 0252072103
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 22nd June 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 21.59  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised