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eBook Weapons of War: The Civil War (American War Library) ePub

by Gail Stewart

  • ISBN: 1560066261
  • Category: Education and Reference
  • Subcategory: Teens
  • Author: Gail Stewart
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Lucent Books (January 1, 2000)
  • ePub book: 1934 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1708 kb
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  • Rating: 4.9
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The American Civil War, fought between the Union and Confederate forces, took place from 1861 to 1865. During the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides

The American Civil War, fought between the Union and Confederate forces, took place from 1861 to 1865. During the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides. These weapons include edged weapons such as knives, swords, and bayonets, firearms such as, rifled-muskets, breech loaders and repeating weapons, various field guns such as artillery, and new weapons such as the early grenade and machine gun.

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The American Civil War saw tremendous advances in military technology. This gallery will provide an overview of some of the weapons that made the Civil War America's bloodiest conflict. This gallery provides an overview of the weapons used by both sides during the conflict. Produced from 1861 to 1873, the Model 1861 was lighter than its cousin, the Model 1860 Colt Army . 4 caliber), and had less recoil when fired.

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teases out the Civil War’s parallels with World War I with great aplomb, from how troops were mobilized through methods of attacking enemy trenches. He also catches, quite movingly, the essential difference between these two wars

teases out the Civil War’s parallels with World War I with great aplomb, from how troops were mobilized through methods of attacking enemy trenches. He also catches, quite movingly, the essential difference between these two wars. The New York Times achievement is to bring an international perspective. As well as looking back at European influences, looks forward to how the civil war changed European warfare. The Economist Notably thoughtful. Keegan’s fine book will find its way to many a bookshelf. The Washington Times.

Information and Articles About Civil War Weapons used during the American Civil War Many weapons were . Some of the new weapon technologies used in the civil war include rifled gun barrels, the Minie ball and repeating rifles.

Information and Articles About Civil War Weapons used during the American Civil War Many weapons were used in the The Civil War from knives to swords. Cannons played a major role in the the civil war. Some of the cannon used by union and confederate forces include the 12 pound Howitzer, the 10 pound Parrot rifle, and the 3 inch ordnance rifle. Lean more about Civil War Cannon. The civil war brought many advancements in gun technology, most notably the widespread use of rifled barrels.

American Civil War. United States history. To a large extent and by his own preference, Davis was his own secretary of war, although five different men served in that post during the lifetime of the Confederacy

American Civil War. To a large extent and by his own preference, Davis was his own secretary of war, although five different men served in that post during the lifetime of the Confederacy. Davis himself also filled the position of general in chief of the Confederate armies until he named Robert E. Lee to that position on February 6, 1865, when the Confederacy was near collapse.

Was the Civil War that important? Certainly the subject is insanely popular with amateur history buffs and even .

Was the Civil War that important? Certainly the subject is insanely popular with amateur history buffs and even quite a few professional historians. More than twice as many Americans lost their lives in one day at Sharpsburg as fell in combat in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Spanish-American War combined. And in the final reckoning, American lives lost in the Civil War exceed the total of those lost in all the other wars the country has fought added together, world wars included. Questions raised about the proportion of space devoted to military events of this period might be considered in the light of these facts.

Discusses the weapons used in the Civil War, technological innovations that were made, and the problems and increased casualties that resulted.