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CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS:  A STUDY OF US ARMY SWORDSFROM 1832 THROUGH 1865
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CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS: A STUDY OF US ARMY SWORDSFROM 1832 THROUGH 1865

Author: John H. Thillmann
Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Jun 2008
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1-931464-31-6

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A Study of US Army Swords from 1832 through 1865. Covers all swords carried by officers or enlisted men in the US army from the 1830s until the end of the Civil War. 100s of handy tables list measurements & features you need to know. 2,000+ photos; 8.5x11 inches, 624 pgs.

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A Study of US Army Swords from 1832 through 1865. Covers all swords carried by officers or enlisted men in the US army from the 1830s until the end of the Civil War. 100s of handy tables list measurements & features you need to know. Identify fakes & rebuilds before you make that costly mistake! Over 2,000 detailed photographs show you the correct markings, blade etchings, grip wrappings & other small details usually left out of the pictures in sword books! Every single known manufacturer & every sword type is covered.

When combined with the author's first book, Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers, this amazing reference guide completes the story of US swords from the period of about 1830 through the end of the US Civil War. Includes all sword types, whether for enlisted men or officers. Also includes the best coverage of American presentation swords ever to appear in print.

A Selection of the Swords Covered:
? 1832 Enlisted Foot Artillery Sword
? 1832 Enlisted NCO Sword
? Model 1834 Officers' Sword
? Model 1834 Engineer Officers' Sword
? Model 1834 Topographical Engineer Officers' Sword
? Model 1834 Medical Staff Officers' Sword
? Model 1834 Pay Department Officers' Sword
? Model 1839 Topographical Engineers' Sword
? U.S. Military Academy Model 1839 Cadet Sword
? Model 1840 Foot Officers' Sword
? Model 1840 Staff Officers' Sword
? Model 1840 Engineer Officers' Sword
? Model 1840 Medical Staff Officers' Sword
? Model 1840 Pay Department Officers' Sword
? Model 1840 Ordnance Storekeepers' Service Sword
? Model 1840 Non-Commissioned Officers' & Musicians' Swords
? Model 1841, 1847, 1851 & 1861 General Officers' Swords
? Model 1850 Foot Officers' Sword
? Model 1850 Staff & Field Officers' Sword
? Non-Regulation U.S. Officers' Swords of the 1850s & 1860s Based Upon British & French Patterns
? Model 1860 Staff Officers' Sword
? High-Grade Swords for Officers from the 1830s through the 1860s
? Militia Enlisted NCO & Staff Officers' Swords, 1830 to 1865

WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING "A remarkable achievement...an incalculable wealth of remarkable new information...an authoritative bounty of knowledge on American words...certain to be the most often cited reference in its field."
~ Norm Flayderman

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