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The U.S. Army in the West, 1870-1880 : uniforms, weapons, and equipment

Author: Douglas C McChristian
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and photographs illustrate the weapons, equipment, and uniforms of the United States Army from the years 1870 to 1880, including items such as hats, swords, rifles, pistols, clothing, insignias, and ammunition pouches. Notes changes made to military accessories and lists their manufacturers.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas C McChristian
ISBN: 0806127058 9780806127057
OCLC Number: 31754228
Description: xix, 315 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / John P. Langellier --
I.A Problem of Morale: The War Surplus, 1865-1871 --
II. Distinctive and Honorable Dress for the Soldier, 1872-1873 --
III. To Contrive Means for Carrying Clothing and Rations, 1870-1872 --
IV. The Best Small Arms for the Use of the Army, 1870-1880 --
V. Until Those Now on Hand Are Exhausted: Clothing, 1874-1877 --
VI. New Schemes for Inflicting Something Wonderful on the Soldier: Equipment, 1874 --
VII. To the Great Relief and Satisfaction of the Army: Equipment and Clothing, 1878-1880 --
Appendix I: Sample Cartridge Boxes of the St. Louis Board, 1870: A Photographic Essay / Dennis L. Gahagen --
Appendix II: Directions for Fitting Infantry Equipments, U.S. Army, 1872.
Other Titles: US Army in the West, 1870-1880
Responsibility: by Douglas C. McChristian ; foreword by John P. Langellier.

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Text and photographs illustrate the weapons, equipment, and uniforms of the United States Army from the years 1870 to 1880, including items such as hats, swords, rifles, pistols, clothing, insignias, and ammunition pouches. Notes changes made to military accessories and lists their manufacturers.

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