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Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War.

Warren Ripley

Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War.

by Warren Ripley

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Ordnance and ordnance stores.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Ordnance and ordnance stores.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUF23 .R56 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p.
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5216850M
      LC Control Number75090331

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Prior to the Civil War the Regular Army of the United States consisted only of four regiments of cavalry, four regiments of artillery and ten regiments of infantry. Revolver—a revolver is a hand-held firearm which includes a cylinder with a number of chambers (usually 6) contain­ing cartridges.

      Includes all 39 artillery bugle book was written by a board of officers (the Artillery Board of the Army). This version is authorized for use in the training and employment of Union artillery. This book was also used by Confederate forces, as the Confederate artillerist was trained on and used the identical equipment as the Union forces.   I have an edition from , so I imagine that there has been a number of updates and revisions. As for content, it covers artillery big and small, carriages, equipment and ammunition. While I back it up with a number of other reference books on artillery and ammunition, I have found it to be a good basic reference book.

      The British developed a new system of carriages, which was adopted by the French, then copied from the French by the United States. During the American Civil War, U.S. Army equipment was identical to Confederate Army equipment, essentially identical to French equipment, and similar to that of other nations. The field artillery limber assumed its archetypal form – two wheels, an ammunition. Page 12 - Walker, who was on duty, replacing the sand bag revetting of the embrasures of the howitzer battery with gabions and fascines. The fire from Wagner, although inflicting much less real injury, up to this time, than the aggregate fire from the other batteries of the enemy, still gives far greater interruption to the working parties, on account of our nearness to the fort.


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Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War by Warren Ripley Download PDF EPUB FB2

I have never seen this book on a bookshelf at any civil war site bookstore. Morningside titles are often like that, and it is unfortunate. This is really an excellent guide for those who have graduated past the introductory artillery summaries and want to delve deeply into all aspects of civil war artillery/5(11).

Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War [Warren Ripley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(10). Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War by Warren Ripley and a great selection of related books, The author has compiled the most complete, accurate, and detailed book on Civil War cannon and cannon projectiles ever published.

With illustrations and overwords, this book has become the bible for historians, collectors. The mass of data should be repeated in tabular form in an appendix, instead of being solely displayed under each individual cannon's picture.

This book is good for the Civil War artillery enthusiast, but Olmsted's book is better for field artillery and Stark's book is better for heavy artillery/5. Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War.

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. MLA Citation. Ripley, Warren. Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War Van Nostrand Reinhold Co New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Ripley, Warren. Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War Van Nostrand Reinhold Co New York.

Wikipedia Citation. Field artillery in the American Civil War refers to the artillery weapons, equipment, and practices used by the Artillery branch to support the infantry and cavalry forces in the field. It does not include siege artillery, use of artillery in fixed fortifications, or coastal or naval does it include smaller, specialized artillery classified as small arms.

Condition: Very Good. Collectible First Edition of Thomas S. Dickey and Peter C. George's definitive reference to field artillery projectiles of the American Civil War.

Limited Edition. Copy #26 of 1, issued. Signed on limitation page by both authors. Includes inscription to Andy Johnson, son of noted Civil War editor/historian Roger Johnson. New artillery book is now available for immediate shipping. Click here to order or find out more info and see a sample copy.

During the American Civil War more varieties of artillery projectiles and cannon were used than in any other time in military outbreak of hostilities infound inventors on both sides searching for the perfect blend of sabot, body, and fuze to create the. This work, originally designed as a book of instruction for the cadets of the Military Academy, has, since my separation from the department of artillery, been extended beyond the limits at first proposed, with a view of spreading information not popularly accessible, upon a subject of the first importance to our national defence.

Civil War Artillery is a comprehensive website on civil war artillery maintained by author and photographer Jack W.

Melton, Jr. Visit Website. The Artillery Reserve Organization was formed by federal Civil War artillery reenacting units to reenact the function of the light field artillery of the American Civil War era. Here is an explaination of cannon ammunition typically used in the Civil War. For a in-depth look at Artillery Munitions, see Jack Melton's web page.

He and Lawrence Pawl have produced a wonderful book showing the varieties of ordnance, Introduction to Field Artillery Ordnanceby Jack W.

Melton and Lawrence E. Pawl, Kennesaw Mountain. All things related to the battle of Gettysburg continue to fascinate the reading public, but few know artillery's important role in deciding the outcome of that epic battle.

Philip Cole has now written a detailed account of the technical and organizational factors behind Union and Confederate artillery actions at Gettysburg, focusing on the operation of the artillery branches—their. Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War by Warren Ripley and a great selection of related books, Book GOOD edge wear to spine ends, mild rubbing to spine, 1" X 3/8" insect damage at toe of spine; dust jacket GOOD+ 4" tear at bottom of front flap fold with minor dampstain, 3 1/2" tear along bottom of front spine fold, 1" tear at top of.

Taken from the Table of Contents- This book has chapters on The Howitzer, The Mortar, The Columbiad, The Dahlgren, The Parrott, The Brooke, British Rifles, Cannon Miscellaneous, Carriages, Smoothbore Ammunition, Rifle Projectiles, and Rating: % positive.

Artillery and Ammunition is a little more general in nature, but provides a nice set of tables at the back of the book describing each class of weapon covered. Thomas, Dean s. Cannons. Arendtsville, Pa: Thomas Publications, Inexpensive softcover which provides a good introduction to Civil War artillery weapons and usage.

The author has compiled the most complete, accurate, and detailed book on Civil War cannon and cannon projectiles ever published. Some tiny bumped indents on the books edges as shown in photos.

No soiling but slight discoloration can not be ruled out due to Seller Rating: % positive. Federal artillery ammunition was not unlimited, particularly for specific types of ammunition that fit specific cannon.

William Wheeler of the 13th New York battery checked the Artillery Reserve toward the close of the fight on July 3 and found very little if any 3-inch ammunition left for his 3-inch Rifles. Author: Ripley, Warren. Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War. Title: Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War.

Publication: NY: Promontory Press, pp+ index. Very good hardback in a darkened, rubbed, and edgeworn jacket that has a few small closed Rating: % positive. Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War. [Warren Ripley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Get this from a library. Artillery and ammunition of the Civil War. [Warren Ripley; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. It is often erroneously stated that this was purely naval ammunition, but grape was at least occasionally issued to field and foot artillery.

The Mechanisms Of Rifled ammunition. Just as rifled cannon were in an experimental phase at the beginning of the Civil War, so ammunition for those cannon were developed in bewildering variety.Book is in typical used-Good Condition.

Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc).

Will be a good Reading copy. ARTILLERY AND AMMUNITION OF CIVIL WAR By Warren Ripley - Hardcover.5/5(1). The empty ammunition chest was removed, and then the middle chest on the caisson was moved forward onto the limber. A fully loaded ammunition chest for a Field Artillery in the American Civil War#pounder Napoleon|"Napoleon" pounder weighed pounds, pp.so the chest was dragged and pushed, rather than lifted, into place.