“CAPTURED & COLLECTED” – CONFEDERATE REISSUED FIREARMS

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Knott, USN (ret.), Capt. Steven W. Published by The Horse Soldier, 2019. Softcover, 80 pp., heavily illustrated with color photographs.

This monograph examines the Confederate system used to recover, clean and repair, inspect and reissue over 200,000 small arms of all types “captured and collected” from the battlefields of the Civil War. Moreover, the Confederate Ordnance Bureau final inspection stamps applied to these reissued guns are described in detail for the first time. Specifics include:

  • Over 60 high-resolution color photos of Confederate reissued firearms and relevant ordnance documents.
  • Identification of all currently known markings: A, F, Q, T, and Z.
  • New information on the significant repair facilities involved in the process: Richmond Armory; Richmond Arsenal and Artillery Workshop; Danville Arsenal; Lynchburg Arsenal; and the Staunton Ordnance Depot.
  • Key ordnance staff officers assigned to cleaning and repair production.
  • Examples of both Confederate manufactured and captured Union infantry small arms.

 

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