Arms and Equipment of the Civil War
by Jack Coggins


Overview - The first conflict to use iron-clad gunboats, metallic cartridges, and submarines, the Civil War also introduced such inventions as the telegraph and military balloons, utilized by the Signal Corps. This comprehensive reference describes these and many other forms of arms and military equipment employed during the war, including pontoon bridges, percussion grenades, "freak guns," siege artillery, mines, and torpedoes.  Read more...

 
In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 21 copies from $5.74
 
eBook
Retail Price: $14.95
$9.86

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

This item is available only to U.S. and Canada billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About Arms and Equipment of the Civil War by Jack Coggins
 
 
 
Overview
The first conflict to use iron-clad gunboats, metallic cartridges, and submarines, the Civil War also introduced such inventions as the telegraph and military balloons, utilized by the Signal Corps. This comprehensive reference describes these and many other forms of arms and military equipment employed during the war, including pontoon bridges, percussion grenades, "freak guns," siege artillery, mines, and torpedoes. Profusely illustrated with the author's own drawings, the text provides a fresh perspective on how military resources decided the outcome of not only battle - but the war as well.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780486433950
  • ISBN-10: 0486433951
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Page Count: 160
  • Dimensions: 10.88 x 8.28 x 0.45 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds

Series: Civil War

Related Categories

Books > History > United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Books > History > Military - Weapons

 
BAM Customer Reviews