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Suppliers to the Confederacy Volume II: More British Imported Arms and Accoutrements

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Suppliers to the Confederacy Volume II: More British Imported Arms and Accoutrements

Craig L. Barry & David C. Burt

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In hopes of impeding a young United States, the British supplied the Confederacy with arms and equipment. This book – along with Volume I – will be the definitive reference on British arms and accoutrements in Confederate service, containing full and detailed histories of newly discovered imported arms and equipment, plus lost historical details of the companies and individuals that manufactured them, including: Robert Mole & Co, Eley Bros, Francis Preston, and Arthur Warner. There are brand new sections and photographs of knapsacks, waist belts – plus all the different types of snake buckles – cap pouches, 50 round pouches, ball bags, frogs, oil bottles, sabre bayonets for the P53 Enfield, bayonet scabbards, down to snap caps and tompions. It has brand new unpublished histories on gun makers like C.W. James, Hackett, Pryse and Redman, R & W Aston, R.T. Pritchett, King & Phillips, and London Armoury Co.

Size: 6″ x 9″ | 347 color and b/w photos | 304 pp
ISBN13: 9780764350764 | Binding: hard cover

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David Charles Burt and Craig Lee Barry are from opposite sides of the Atlantic. They both became interested in how British companies supplied the Confederacy with arms and equipment during the American Civil War and together they started to research the various firms involved and the arms, equipage, and uniforms supplied by these companies. David lives in Congleton, Cheshire, England. Craig lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA.