US Civil War - Firearms &
War Battle Flags of the Union Army and Order of Battle
by C. McKeever, Robert Younger, Steven Wright
Their Historical Background, Tactical Use
and Modern Collecting and Shooting
by Joseph Bilby
This lavish and well-crafted book is the definitive
history of Civil War firearms, from muskets to rifles and handguns to carbines.
Columnist and firearms historian Joseph Bilby has produced a comprehensive
and detailed study of the handguns and shoulder-fired weapons used by Confederate and
Union soldiers throughout the war. With flair and style, Bilby describes the
technical evolution and tactical employment of these deadly firearms, with fascinating
coverage of surprising unconventional use. Each firearm is presented, along
with a guide to collecting and safely firing relics and reproductions.
expertise and research shines through in this rich history.
Excellent reference for wargamers or
painters Color plates include uniforms of Generals Meade, R.E. Lee, U.S. Grant, and A.P. Hill.
Also covered are the navies of both
combatants and the marines. Solid basic reference of Confederate Uniforms and Arms.
Color plates include 4th Texas 1861, 1st Alabama Cavalry 1862, 2nd Maryland
1863, 28th NC 1863, 4th Kentucky 1864, 2nd SC Rifles 1864, and 44th GA 1865.
Covers standard CSA outfits from headgear, coats, pants, Zouave and Chasseur, weapons and
Civil War Armies:
Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry
(Men-At-Arms Series, 177) by Philip Katcher
by Robin Smith
The best book about the American Civil War. I recommend it.
Excellent uniform book.. Brief but
comprehensive survey of Union Army uniforms and personal equipment, not only the
regulation Quartermaster issue but also the non-official variations commonly worn in that
less regimented era. Cavalry and artillery variations are discussed and
illustrated, as well as state, militia, Zouaves, generals, staff, and special units.
In large format, with a generous selection of period photos, sketches,
excellent color plates, bibliography, index, and a very useful directory of re-enactment
groups, suppliers, museums, artifact dealers, Civil War video sources, and other pertinent
You may be looking for the famous generals of the US civil
war, the hunt for Osama bin
Laden, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis
Vietnam or the Second World War, weapons through the
ages, US Military
Regulation Dress Swords, Medieval
Swords, costumes and uniforms,
Napoleon Bonaparte, the French
Revolution, Masonic Pope
Royal Regalia or GI Joe.
Australian Order of Precedence
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