Jack Coggins's Arms and Equipment of the Civil War PDF

By Jack Coggins

ISBN-10: 0517402351

ISBN-13: 9780517402351

ISBN-10: 0916107612

ISBN-13: 9780916107611

The first army clash to exploit iron-clad gunboats, steel cartridges, and submarines, the Civil warfare additionally brought such innovations because the telegraph and armed forces balloon, used by the sign Corps. This complete reference brings a clean viewpoint to wartime victories and defeats, with shiny descriptions of the way the warfare was once fought and what fabric was once on hand to armies and navies of the Union and the Confederacy.
Profusely illustrated with countless numbers of the author's personal drawings, Jack Coggins's impressive encyclopedia of army and expertise additionally describes such apparatus as pontoon bridges, corduroy roads, "excelsior" percussion grenades, "freak guns," siege artillery, mines, and submarine torpedoes. supplying a brand new view on how army assets determined the result not just of battles, yet of the struggle besides, the textual content additionally comprises on-the-scene reviews by means of Union and accomplice infantrymen approximately gear and camp lifestyles more often than not.
A must-have booklet for each Civil warfare fanatic and for readers drawn to the improvement of weaponry. 

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