THE CONFEDERATE ENFIELD - NEW REVISED EDITION

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***NEWLY REVISED EDITION, JUST ARRIVED FROM THE PRINTER!***

 

Written by Capt. Steven W. Knott, USN (Ret).  Softcover, 54 pages. Contains minor corrections from the first edition, as well as a new page on imported cartridges.

This monograph examines specific markings found on British Pattern 1853 rifle-muskets and short rifle derivatives purchased by the Confederacy.  Viewer (inspector) cartouches, supplier logos, property marks, and inventory control numbers used by the War Department and the states of Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and South Carolina are all covered.  Specifics include:

-  Over 60 color photos of Confederate Enfields and related markings.

-  32 high resolution color scans of significant purchase and shipping documents – most published here for the first time.

-  Detailed information on the meaning and location of all known Confederate marks:  JS-Anchor; Anchor-S; Circle-CH1; Oval-IC; Crown-SHC; Star-TC; furnishers’ letters; inventory numbers; and GA, NC, & SC property marks.

-  New information on the state purchasing agents of GA, NC, LA, & SC.

-  Rare identified Enfield of a Confederate soldier killed in action at Gettysburg.

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