Civil War Ordnance--I

Washington DC: American Ordnance Association, c1962. Presumed First Edition, First printing of reprints thus. Wraps. 32 pages plus covers. Illustrations. Map. Cover has wear and soiling. Format is approximately 8.25 inches by 11.25 inches. This is an American Ordnance Association historical armament series reprint. The supply and employment of arms and related equipment had much to do with influencing the course of the Civil War as this present series of articles, reprinted from Ordnance magazine, depicts in interesting and authentic fashion. The articles were printed in consecutive issues of Ordnance magazine from the July-August 1960 through the November-December 1961 number. This collection of articles reprinted from Ordnance magazine comprises nine entries: Civil War Small Arms by Fairfax Downey, Guns for the Navy by W. T. Adams, Artillery Forward! by Fairfax Downey, Loss of the Norfolk Yard by Rear Admiral John D. Hayes, Arms for the Men by F. W. Foster Gleason, The Ship-Shore Duel by W. T. Adams, The Revolving Cannon by Donald B. Webster, Fleet against Fort by Rear Admiral John D. Hayes, and The Union Air Force by Frank Cunningham. Condition: Good.

Keywords: Ordnance, Artillery, Small Arms, Norfolk Navy Yard, Revolving Cannon, Fairfax Downey, John D. Hayes, Foster Gleason, Donald Webster, Frank Cunningham, W. T. Adams, Springfield Armory, Shoulder Arms, Balloon Corps

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