Download PDF by George D. Moller: American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume III: Flintlock

By George D. Moller

This 3rd quantity in Moller's authoritative reference paintings describes muzzleloading percussion shoulder palms procured via the U.S. govt for factor to federal and country militia within the interval that incorporates the Civil War.

These twenty-five years have been an exhilarating time within the background of shoulder fingers. through the 1840s, just a handful of yank brands have been in a position to generating major amounts of palms having absolutely interchangeable elements. via the early 1850s, no less than one enterprise was once generating rifles with shut sufficient tolerances to be thought of totally interchangeable. and because of the discovery of the increasing bullet, rifled palms can be utilized by an army's whole infantry. For the 1st time, line infantry have been outfitted with hands able to quick reloading and of continuously hitting a man-sized goal at distances as nice as 300 yards.

Like the 1st volumes of yank army Shoulder hands, this exhaustive reference paintings should be a needs to for severe hands creditors, buyers, and museum specialists.

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George D. Moller is the writer of a number of books on army shoulder arms.

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