American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume III: Flintlock by George D. Moller PDF

By George D. Moller

This 3rd quantity in Moller's authoritative reference paintings describes muzzleloading percussion shoulder palms procured by means of the U.S. govt for factor to federal and country military within the interval that comes with the Civil War.

These twenty-five years have been an exhilarating time within the background of shoulder hands. in the course of the 1840s, just a handful of yank brands have been in a position to generating major amounts of palms having absolutely interchangeable elements. by way of the early 1850s, no less than one enterprise used to be generating rifles with shut sufficient tolerances to be thought of totally interchangeable. and due to the discovery of the increasing bullet, rifled hands might be utilized by an army's complete infantry. For the 1st time, line infantry have been built with fingers able to fast reloading and of constantly hitting a man-sized objective at distances as nice as 300 yards.

Like the 1st volumes of yankee army Shoulder hands, this exhaustive reference paintings may be a needs to for severe hands creditors, purchasers, and museum specialists.

George D. Moller is the writer of numerous books on army shoulder arms.

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