Extracted from the Encyclopedia of the Confederacy, the Compendium looks at the American Civil War period from the perspective of the Confederate States, examining not only the battles and generals, but also social and cultural issues. Subjects covered include: African Americans in the Confederacy; banking; the Beefsteak Raid; the compromise of 1850; Jefferson Davis; France; Heroes of America; Indian Territory; Stonewall; and Stonewall Jackson.Several models of the Hall carbine, the model 1847 carbine, and Musketoon, Cosmopolitan, Jenks, Joslyn, Merrill, and Starr ... The vast array of handguns in Confederate service was just as diverse as the long arms with calibers .31, .34, . 36, .41, .44, .54, and .69 being used throughout the war. These handguns included current metallic cartridge revolvers of the latest design, such as the Smith and Wesson number 2 ... The Field Manual for the Use of the Officers on Ordnance Duty.
|Author||:||Macmillan Library Reference Staff, Macmillan Publishing|
|Publisher||:||MacMillan Reference Library - 1998|