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history of weapons of the American Revolution

Georg C Neumann

history of weapons of the American Revolution

by Georg C Neumann

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms and armor,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU815 N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination373p.
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17485245M

    Tough question. David McCullough has written on several periods of American History. Any biography he wrote on any participant in the Revolution will be superb, was read by me, and is in my collection. John Adams and are particularly good. On. Double your traffic. Book: Battle Weapons of the American Revolution by George C. Neuman, Published by Scurlock Publishing Co., Inc., Texarkana, Texas, First Edition. Previous Owner's Small Signature - Else as New. Good, Tight Binding. Clean Covers and Interior, Except as Noted. Pages, Very Well Illustrated with Black and White.

    The term American Revolution also includes the American War of Independence, and resulted in the formation of the United States of America. Causes of the American Revolution The Stamp Act: The Stamp Act, which was passed in , was Parliament’s first serious attempt to assert governmental authority over the thirteen American colonies. David Ramsay’s The History of the American Revolution appeared in , during an enthusiastic celebration of American nationhood. “Nationhood,” moreover, was beginning to take on new cultural and intellectual connotations. The United States had declared its political independence more than a decade earlier, and a rising group of “cultural nationalists” was asserting that it .

    When I cracked open Joseph Bilby’s book A Revolution in Arms: A History of the First Repeating Rifles, I was hoping for a history of the development of repeating rifles, and didn’t quite get ’s a subtle difference, but Bilby’s work is primarily about the use of the Henry and Spencer repeating rifles.   Throughout history, mosquitoes have been a weapon of war. "Depending on immunity or where the wars were fought, one side usually benefited from her destruction of the other side," Winegard said.


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George C. Neumann's book, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, may well be one of the best books of its kind. Although the book may be a bit technical for the recreational history buff, its in-depth explanations and excellent photographs of weapons of the colonial period are invaluable to collectors and researching historians alike/5.

Since going over this book, I have to say that everything the previous reviewer have to say is pretty close to the mark. This book is one of the most complete reference coverage of weapons used during the American Revolution.

I would give it five stars but one element, there is nothing on the Indian weaponry in this by: George C. Neumann's book, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, may well be one of the best books of its kind. Although the book may be a bit technical for the recreational history buff, its in-depth explanations and excellent photographs of weapons of the colonial period are invaluable to collectors and researching historians alike.4/5(2).

The American Revolution was the 18th-century colonists' struggle for independence from Britain. Learn about the Revolutionary War, the Declaration of Independence and more.

The Revolutionary War (), also known as the American Revolution, arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies and the colonial government.

History >> American Revolution The weapons and battle tactics used by both sides during the Revolutionary War were consistent with those used by European armies for the previous 15 or so years.

Both sides used similar weapons and fought using similar tactics. Muskets The primary weapon used by both sides was the musket. John Ferling, Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence (Oxford University Press, ) Ferling's single volume history of the American Revolution explores how the nascent national government defeated the British.

Ultimately, the colonies and George Washington wore down the British and forced them out of the former colonies. History of U.S. Army Weapons. Small arms used by American forces in the Revolution were many and varied, however at the beginning of the war the British Short Land Service Musket.

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Neumann, George C. History of weapons of the American Revolution.

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The history of weapons of the American Revolution. [George C Neumann]. The American Revolution was a colonial revolt which occurred between and The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (–) with the assistance of France, winning independence from Great Britain and establishing the United States of America.

The American colonials proclaimed "no taxation Location: Thirteen Colonies. About 1, of these were built and used by the British Army. The rifle was given to light companies of regiments in the British Army during the American Revolution.

The Gun is Calibre with a inch barrel. Long Rifle: One of the most controversial weapons from the Revolutionary War. It was much more accurate than the Musket, but had a. Get print book. No eBook available. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Hardcover. Ex-Library. George C. Neumann, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, Harper & Row,First edition. Orange cloth hc with blue-stamped sword on front, large 8vo (23 cm), x, pp.

Brown Bess. The "Brown Bess" muzzleloading smoothbore musket was one of the most commonly used weapons in the American this was a British weapon, it was used heavily by the American Colonists. This musket was used to fire a single shot ball, or a cluster style shot which fired multiple projectiles giving the weapon a "shotgun" effect.

Their page book has 11 sections which address particular time frames, such as: The Age of Discovery and Conquest (), where the featured weapons are matchlocks, wheel locks and crossbows; The French and Indian War (), which has a large collection of original F&I War-era powder horns; The American Revolution; and The Lewis.

The American Revolutionary War (–), also known as the American War of Independence, was fought primarily between the Kingdom of Great Britain and her Thirteen Colonies in America, resulting in the overthrow of British rule in the colonies and the establishment of the United States of America.

Aftergrowing political differences Location: Eastern North America, Caribbean Sea. History of Weapons of the American Revolution: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 5/5(8). The History of Weapons of the American Revolution (from the PREFACE) The principal period covered begins with the flintlock's acceptance as the major military arm about and ends with America's emergence as a new nation in Most weapon types from this span of years saw service during the Revolutionary War.

The American Revolution took place from - This war was also known as the American War of Independence. The belligerants were the United States of America (formerly the 13 colonies), France, Spain and The Netherlands versus Great Britain and allied German "Hessian" States: Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Hanau, Brunswick, Waldeck, Brandenburg-Anspach.

The American Revolution—also called the U.S. War of Independence—was the insurrection fought between and through which 13 of Great Britain’s North American colonies threw off British rule to establish the sovereign United States of America, founded with the Declaration of Independence in British attempts to assert greater control over colonial affairs after a .The American Revolution was the first testament to our freedom and the country will truly be changed forever.

Both sides of armies were accustomed to using traditional muskets and attaching bayonets (swords) to the end of the barrel in order for emergency hand-to-hand combat.THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BATTLES_SOLDIERS_WEAPONS_CAMPAIGNS_COMBAT HISTORY.

OSPREY ESSENTIAL HISTORIES SERIES No SOFTBOUND BOOK by DANIEL MARSTON. The American Revolution has been characterized politically as a united political uprising of the American Seller Rating: % positive.