Author: James C. Hazlett,Edwin Olmstead,M. Hume Parks

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252072109

Category: History

Page: 322

View: 4112

This new paperback edition of an established classic is a detailed survey, replete with photographs and diagrams, of the field artillery used by both sides in the Civil War.
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Chicago's Civil War Connections

Author: Arnie Bernstein

Publisher: Lake Claremont Press

ISBN: 9781893121065

Category: History

Page: 276

View: 2516

Explores Chicago's role in the Union's struggle toward victory in the Civil War and in Abraham Lincoln's bid for the Presidency and offers a guide to historic sites in the Chicago area.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Zenith Imprint

ISBN: 0760339716

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 7663

"Featuring guns photographed by Dennis Adler from the Mike Clark/Collector's Firearms Collection; the Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection; and the Dennis LeVett Collection, with additional photography provided by the Rock Island Auction Company Archives."
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Weapons

Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1614784205

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

View: 392

The American Civil War continues to be one of the most significant events in US history. In this title, readers will examine the weapons large and small used by both Union and Confederate forces in the war. Engaging text introduces readers to the new ironclad ships and submarines built for battle and the roles they played in military campaigns. Chapters also highlight common personal weapons, such as swords, guns, and bayonets, and the development of bombs, mines, and cannons that were implemented into battle tactics. Additionally, readers will explore the impact of newer technologies such as railroads and telegraphs during the war. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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A Novel

Author: Harry Turtledove

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0307792358

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 7058

"It is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read." Professor James M. McPherson Pultizer Prize-winning BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM January 1864--General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equpped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower. Then, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, approaches Lee with an extraordinary offer. Rhoodie demonstrates an amazing rifle: Its rate of fire is incredible, its lethal efficiency breathtaking--and Rhoodie guarantees unlimited quantitites to the Confederates. The name of the weapon is the AK-47.... Selected by the Science Fiction Book Club A Main Selection of the Military Book Club From the Paperback edition.
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Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1614785813

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3186

The American Civil War continues to be one of the most significant events in US history. In this title, readers will examine the weapons_large and small_used by both Union and Confederate forces in the war. Engaging text introduces readers to the new ironclad ships and submarines built for battle and the roles they played in military campaigns. Chapters also highlight common personal weapons, such as swords, guns, and bayonets, and the development of bombs, mines, and cannons that were implemented into battle tactics. Additionally, readers will explore the impact of newer technologies such as railroads and telegraphs during the war. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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World Aspects of the American Civil War

Author: Philip Van Doren Stern

Publisher: New York : Doubleday

ISBN: N.A

Category: Confederate States of America

Page: 385

View: 9423

Comprehensive study of how the various nations of the world "shaped and were shaped" by the U.S. conflict.
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Author: Ian V. Hogg

Publisher: Crescent Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 173

View: 5396

Describes weapons used during the American Civil War, including those used by the cavalry, the infantry, and the navy, and examines the effectiveness of each weapon on the battlefield
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Author: Matt Doeden

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1515779203

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9919

Rifles, cannon fire, cavalry charging in waving sabers; it could be scene on a battlefield in the Civil War. Read this book to learn about the weapons used in the Civil War.
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A Woman's Reminiscences of the Civil War

Author: Annie Wittenmyer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: 272

View: 5106

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And Other Tales of the American Civil War

Author: MacKinlay Kantor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: 158

View: 8974

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Author: Spencer Tucker,William E. White

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598843389

Category: History

Page: 863

View: 2053

Long overlooked in favor of land engagements, this is the first encyclopedia to analyze the naval aspects of the American Civil War. * Introductory essay unifies the material in the encyclopedia, providing an overview of the history of the navies of the American Civil War * Contains over 450 reference entries, listed alphabetically and with accompanying images * Chronology provides historical perspective and highlights the most important naval events of the war * Comprehensive bibliography serves as a gateway to further study
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Author: Graham Smith

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN: 9780785828549

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 1767

War is a driver for technological change, and the evolution of weapons can be seen by studying the design of the Civil War weapons cataloged in this attractive full-color reference book. The Civil War was fought all over the United States, although mainly in the south. More than three million Americans fought in the Civil War and over six hundred thousand men, or two percent of the population, died in this deradful conflict. Studying the weapons used by both the Union army and Confderate forces tells an intriguing story of its own. The well-equipped Union army had access to the best of the industrial North's manufacturing output. By contrast, the South had to get by with imported arms and locally made copies of patented weapons. But whatever side he fought for, and whether the soldier wielded a saber, a smoothbore musket, a multi-shot revolver, a canon, or a repeating rifle, in the end was the courage and determination of the fighting man that really counted. Civil War Weapons showcases studio photographs of the weapons used to fight the war between the states, along with illustrations and beautiful color paintings. The book details the pistols, revolvers, carbines, rifles, longarms, artillery, swords and edged weapons used in the conflict, and reveals fascinating stories and facts about each type of weapon and the men who used them in the Civil War.
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The Journal and Letters of John M. Brooke

Author: John Mercer Brooke,George M. Brooke

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781570034183

Category: History

Page: 257

View: 1455

His copious correspondence about military and personal matters from the war yields detailed and often unexpected insights into the Confederacy's naval operations."--BOOK JACKET.
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The Complete Story of Federal and Confederate Small Arms: Design, Manufacture, Identification, Procurement, Issue, Employment, Effectiveness, and Postwar Disposal

Author: William B. Edwards

Publisher: Thomas Publications

ISBN: 9781577470236

Category: Firearms

Page: 444

View: 6028

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Author: Gail B. Stewart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 3816

Discusses the weapons used in the Civil War, technological innovations that were made, and the problems and increased casualties that resulted.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 460

View: 6021

Hundreds of photographs document the major military events of the second year of the Civil War and provide portraits of the war's leaders
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Reality and Myth

Author: Earl J. Hess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 6390

Challenges the longstanding view that the rifle musket revolutionized warfare during the Civil War, arguing instead that its actual impact was real but limited and specialized.
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Author: Joseph A. Altsheler

Publisher: 1st World Publishing

ISBN: 1421818744

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 292

View: 5055

Dick Mason, caught in the press of a beaten army, fell back slowly with his comrades toward a ford of Bull Run. The first great battle of the Civil War had been fought and lost. Lost, after it had been won! Young as he was Dick knew that fortune had been with the North until the very closing hour. He did not yet know how it had been done. He did not know how the Northern charges had broken in vain on the ranks of Stonewall Jackson's men. He did not know how the fresh Southern troops from the Valley of Virginia had hurled themselves so fiercely on the Union flank. But he did know that his army had been defeated and was retreating on the capital. Cannon still thundered to right and left, and now and then showers of bursting shell sprayed over the heads of the tired and gloomy soldiers. Dick, thoughtful and scholarly, was in the depths of a bitterness and despair reached by few of those around him. The Union, the Republic, had appealed to him as the most glorious of experiments. He could not bear to see it broken up for any cause whatever. It had been founded with too much blood and suffering and labor to be dissolved in a day on a Virginia battlefield.
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