THE SOUTHERN ARSENAL - HARPER'S FERRY
Author: Daniel D. Hartzler & Dr. James B. Whisker
Publisher: TRACK OF THE WOLF, Jun 2009
Many fine 1795 muskets, 1814 rifles, 1816 muskets, & 1855 rifled muskets are shown, also officer?s pistols, carbines, & more. Photos; 8.5x11 inches, 208 pgs.
Filled with detail photos of Harper?s Ferry rifles, pistols, and muskets. Within 208 pages, it describes Harper?s Ferry Arsenal from humble beginnings, until it exploded.
Close-up views illustrate many variations of early military arms, especially the famous U.S. Model 1803 rifle, said to have been carried by Lewis and Clark.
Many fine 1795 muskets, 1814 rifles, 1816 muskets, and 1855 rifled muskets are shown, also officer?s pistols, carbines, Merrill conversions, Hall breechloading rifles, and very rare military marked fullstock flint longrifles.
The Table of Contents includes the following:
* U.S. Arsenal at Harper's Ferry
* Production Records
* Additional Production Records
* Notes to Text and Bibliographical Entries
* List of Some Armorers at Harper's Ferry
* U.S. Model 1795 Musket: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1803 Rifle: Photographs
* Regulations for Inspection of Contract Arms
* U.S. Musket Model 1816: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1817 "Artillery Musket": Photographs
* Physical Description of Arms Made at Harper's Ferry
* Renters and Properties at Harper's Ferry
* Jacob Dickert Kentucky Rifle with Harper's Ferry Lock
* Militia Act of 1808
* Pattern Arms: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1803 Pistols: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1841 Rifle: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1842 Musket: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1855 Rifle: Photographs
* U.S. Model 1855 Rifle-Musket: Photographs
* John Hall's Rifles and Carbines