Weapons of the Civil War

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Military Press, 1987 - History - 173 pages
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Describes weapons used during the American Civil War, including those used by the cavalry, the infantry, and the navy, and examines the effectiveness of each weapon on the battlefield

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Contents

THE CAVALRY AND ITS WEAPONS
8
THE INFANTRY AND ITS WEAPONS
32
THE SUPPORTING SERVICES
133
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About the author (1987)

IAN HOGG served in the British Army for twenty-eight years and achieved the rank of Master Gunner. He saw action in Europe during WWII, as well as in the Far East and Korea. He is now recognized as a leading expert on infantry weapons and artillery and has produced twenty-seven books on the subject, including the "Encyclopedia of Modern Small Arms," Since retirement in 1972, he has worked as a weapons evaluator and contributed to many defense publications.

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