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Breech-loading carbines of the United States Civil War period

by Pitman, John

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Published by Armory Publications in Tacoma .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Rifles -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Firearms -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementfrom original drawings made by John Pitman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUD390 .P47 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 94 p. :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2412732M
      ISBN 100939683008
      LC Control Number87070171

        Following the Civil War, Morse unsuccessfully sued the United States for royalties on the breech loaders they had built or purchased. His lawsuit demanded five dollars for each of over , arms that he thought infringed on his pre-war patents. An understanding of Civil War small arms and ammunition requires knowledge of a number of technical terms, covered in the glossary at the end of the essay. Springfield Armory and Small Arms Production. By , the United States was in the middle of an industrial revolution. Mass production was beginning to leave its indelible mark on American.

      Breech Loading Carbines of the United States Civil War Period. Plum, William R. The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States, an Exposition of ancient and Modern Means of Communications, and of the Federal and Confederate Cipher Systems, Also a Running Account of the War between the States, two volumes. Chicago, Illinois.   Quite simple, the slots are part of a hollow set screw that holds the firing pin in place. Very good detail drawings of the gun are in the book, Breech - loading carbines of the United States civil war period by John Pitman. I bought mine on Amazon. S&S Firearms have original firing pins for .

        Caliber Joslyn Breech Loading Carbine used in Battle during the Civil War. The Pitman Notes on U. S. Martial Small Arms & Ammunition, Breech-Loading Carbines of the United States Civil War Period: John Pitman: Books - or: John Pitman.


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During the American Civil War, an assortment of small arms found their way onto the the muzzle-loading percussion cap rifle was the most numerous weapon, being standard issue for the Union and Confederate armies, many other firearms, ranging from the single-shot breech-loading Sharps and Burnside rifles to the Spencer and the Henry rifles, two of the world's first repeating.

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Production of these carbines was almost entirely consumed by government contracts. A total of approximat Smith Carbines were purchased by the United States during the Civil War.