- Series: Civil War
- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Dover Publications; Dover Ed edition (April 2, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0486433951
- ISBN-13: 978-0486433950
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #508,234 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Arms and Equipment of the Civil War Paperback – April 2, 2004
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If you are interested in the tools and technologies of the Civil War, and essentially how the armies and navies were outfitted, clothed, fed, sheltered, and cared for when wounded or in death--this book is for you. In addition, you will come away with a better understanding of how battles were won or lost, as well as the war itself.
Just a sampling of the details and illustrations provided for land and water applications: long arms, hand guns, artillery, munitions, clothing and footwear, accoutrements, saddles, flags, formations and staffs, shelters, ships and boats of all kind, mines and various special and unique weapons, balloons, railroads, forts and fortifications, and special sections covering the Quartermaster Corps, Medical Departments, Signal Corps, and the engineers on both sides. Excellent detailed drawings, including cut-aways and the inner workings and design of weapons, ammunition, ships of war, etc. are provided.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
As I read books about Civil War battles I come across references to Parrot Guns, Columbiads and torpedoes. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Munseyflora
Well illustrated and highly detailed drawings and highly detailed tables and illustrations. Well worth the price. Arrived in excellent condition highly recommend the vendorPublished 4 months ago by michael scott
A very interesting book with many informative drawings of the different types and styles of weapons and systems.Published 12 months ago by Scott Cameron
A must have a book for any introductory or serious military history student of the American Civil War. Mr. Read morePublished 12 months ago by JaMK
This book was written I think for teens, but adults will like it just as much. It covers a lot of ground from marching order to fortification guns, not just uniforms and rifles. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dan Hopkins
Really awesome book. I've been searching HIGH and low for a detailed history of every piece that made up the Civil War and I found it here . Read morePublished 18 months ago by hector17
The pen and ink sketches are first rate. The information is succinct and clear. Nice to see the pen and ink sketches again.Published 20 months ago by Dutch
An Exceptional Reference Source For The Amer. Civil War. While This Book Was Originally Published More Than 40 Years, It Is Still A Fantastic Sources Of Information On The Arms... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Michael T. Currie