Warman's Civil War Weapons

Warman's Civil War Weapons

by Graham Smith
     
 

The weapons of the Confederate soldiers and Union Army, a commanding presence 140 years ago, are among today's most revered collectibles. Warman's Civil War Weapons offers Civil War enthusiasts a listing of more than 100 weapons and military vehicles, featured in 400 stunning full-color photos.

From the early battles that relied on muzzle loaded weapons, to the

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Overview

The weapons of the Confederate soldiers and Union Army, a commanding presence 140 years ago, are among today's most revered collectibles. Warman's Civil War Weapons offers Civil War enthusiasts a listing of more than 100 weapons and military vehicles, featured in 400 stunning full-color photos.

From the early battles that relied on muzzle loaded weapons, to the introduction of submarines, handguns, shoulder arms, edged weapons and more, this book chronicles the history of an innovative age of weaponry. Weapons including the Butterfield Revolver, Sharps Model 1859 and Confederate short sword are shown in detail, with a performance summary. This unmatched reference provides the information needed for a historical study and collecting.


*Features on more than 100 weapons

*400 full-color photos for quick identification

*Covers effectiveness of the weapon in battle

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896892378
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
11/10/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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