Suppliers to the Confederacy: British Imported Arms and Accoutrements
Craig L. Barry and David C. Burt
Manufacturer part number: 978-0-7643-4248-6
In this book researchers Craig Barry and David Burt provide a fresh look at the incredible impact the English had on supplying the Confederacy and its effect on the U.S. Civil War. New research includes the discovery of lost information on many of the commercial gun makers. The book also looks at all the implements and accoutrements issued with the Enfield rifle musket, including the cap pocket, pouch, ball bags and knapsacks; right down to the muzzle stopper. Each piece of equipment is examined in great detail and is accompanied by detailed photographs and discusses most of the patterns of British equipment carried by Confederate soldiers’ and how they were supposed to be used. The book also looks at how this equipment was purchase, from where and by whom, and how it was shipped over to the Confederate States. 192pp.