British soldier"s firearm, 1850-1864.

by Christopher Herbert Roads

Publisher: Jenkins in London

Written in English
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The origins of the modern British military rifle are within its predecessor the Brown Bess a musket was largely inaccurate over 80 yards, due to a lack of rifling and a generous tolerance to allow for muzzle-loading, it was cheaper to produce and could be loaded use in volley or in mass firing by troops meant that rate of fire took precedence over accuracy.

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All three volumes are in very good condition with no marks or inscriptions and the jackets are also in. Nine revolvers from the past exhibit "It's A Material World: What Things Are Made Of And Why" in the National Museum of American History.

The revolver was a rarity until Colt and others made a reliable weapon. The barrel and firing mechanisms are steel. The grips are made from a variety of materials.

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The definitive guide to Civil War era British firearms. Includes information on such popular weapons as the P and P Enfield as well as early breechloaders.

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$ 0 bids + $ Rating: % positive. C.H. Roads "British Soldiers Firearm - " which you have will contain all the detail, however if it is a quick to find identification book then I would suggest Ian Skennerton's Small Arms Identification series #20 which is on the P/ series - also I think Sniders may be included.

A copy of the December appraisal from Museum Restoration Services that describes this gun is included with the firearm. I am indebted to Dr. Roads’ book The British Soldier’s Firearm - From Smoothbore to Smallbore /b> which was indispensable in the preparation of this description.

The overall length is 40" with the scarce lower Canada marked butt plate to the 2nd Quebec Foot artillery. The plate shows the LC over D over 2.

See page 15 aforesaid. page of the book "The British Soldiers Firearm " by roads shows the Royal Artillery carbine Liege, Page showing the identical breech and back site.

"The fighting continued until sometime in the afternoon, when our line was flanked on the left and had to beat a hasty retreat. It certainly was a hot place.

During the fight I had a ball lodged in my gun, and stepping back to drive the rammer against the tree " (Andrews ).

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C.H. Roads; "The British Bulldog Revolver" by George Layman; "British Military Pistols " by R.E. Brooks, Jr.; "British Military Pistols and Associated Edged.To arm these soldiers against the well-supplied British regulars, American officials gathered weapons from an array of sources on two continents.

Patriots had begun to amass caches of weapons as tensions grew in the months leading up to the Battles of Lexington and Concord inseizing British arms from royal storehouses, provincial.Death Rattle The British Soldiers machine Gun to by John Hutchins.

‘ Death Rattle ’, the story of machine guns in British service, on land, at sea and in the air; the men who invented them, men and women who manufactured them, and men and women who used, and still use, them in service of their the Gatling to the Minimi, pages with colour & B&W photographs.