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Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell carbines in the Civil War

a definitive illustrated history of two rare and unusual Civil War cavalry carbines and their use in the field

by Thomas B. Rentschler

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Published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers in Lincoln, RI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Cavalry.,
    • Cosmopolitan Arms Co. (Hamilton, Ohio),
    • Gwyn & Campbell (Firm : Hamilton, Ohio),
    • United States. Army -- Firearms.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Firearms.,
    • Rifles -- United States.,
    • Military supplies -- Collectors and collecting.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-122) and index.

      StatementThomas B. Rentschler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUD390 .R38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6801749M
      ISBN 100917218930
      LC Control Number00134277
      OCLC/WorldCa45965376

      This is one of the Belgian-made rifles originally intended for Brazil that made their way to the US during the Civil War. The New Item # Civil War Sharps New Model Carbine. The book photo shows a separate flap for the magazine which was New Item # CIL Whiz-Bang 22LR Ammo. Email. Civil War Sharps carbines & rifles Library Holdings Arms and equipment of the union Library Holdings Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell carbines in the Civil War: a.

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      Every one of these popular topics is covered in this informative book, all illustrated with a generous selection of period and modern photos. /2 x 11" format, hardcover, pages, with photos. The Table of Contents includes the following: I. The Civil War Period ; A. The Early Years, CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES Book by Coats & McAulay (PB, Gd, ) - $ CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES by Coats & McAulay (PB, Gd, ). Condition is Used. Water stain on the top of the first few pages which does not affect the print or page turning. Some fading on cover. Otherwise a clean book. Please see pictures. Shipped with USPS .


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The first was the Cosmopolitan of which carbines were manufactured, next was the Gwyn and Campbell Type I, of these carbines were manufactured and finally the Type II Gwyn and Campbell of which carbines were manufactured.

He wrote a book on the G & C entitled, Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers. If anyone is interested it is the book. Apologies for the omission. Hank. Reactions: NH Civil War Gal, James N., TheFinder and 2 others. JOHN The Cosmopolitan Arms Co.

was established by Edward Gwyn and Abner Campbell in in Hamilton, Ohio. One-of-a-kind breechloading rifles and carbines known as the Cosmopolitan, Union or Gwyn & Campbell Carbines, were manufactured using variations following Gwyn's previous business partner, Henry Gross's patent and by Gwyn's own patent #36, in.

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Rentschler Illustrations B/W Plates Dated: Signed: Presentation to contributer Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Edition: 1st Size: 4to Binding Hardcover Type:. Book Title: Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War: A Definitive Illustrated History of Two Rare and Unusual Civil War Cavalry Carbines and Their Use in the Field.

Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War by: Thomas B. Rentschler.5/5(2). The first was the Cosmopolitan of which carbines were manufactured, next was the Gwyn and Campbell Type I, of these carbines were manufactured and finally the Type II Gwyn and Campbell of which carbines were manufactured.

Gwyn & Campbell. Model type II Civil War Carbine Description: Gwyn & Campbell. Model type II Civil War Carbine. Cal Percussion. 20" part octagon barrel. Blue/case hardened finish, walnut stock. Around 8, of these "Grapevine Carbines" were manufactured during and by Edward Gwyn and Albert Campbell in Hamilton Ohio.

Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War A Definitive Illustrated History of Two Rare and Unusual Civil War Cavalry Carbines and Their Use in the Field Rentschler, Thomas Published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Lincoln, RI (). Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War is a definitive illustrated history of two rare and unusual Civil War cavalry carbines, their development, sales to the government, use in the field by specifically known regiments, capture and use by Southern troops, surplus sales after the war, survival rates, and their present scarcity in the collectors' market.

Written by Thomas B. Rentschler. A definitive illustrated history of two rare and unusual Civil War cavalry carbines, their development, sales to the government, use in the field by specifically known regiments and use by Southern troops, surplus sales after the war, survival rates, and their present scarcity in the colletor's market.

Includes descriptions and illustrations of each make. Description: Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Canobell Carbines in the Civil War A definitive Illustrated History of the Rare and Unusual Civil War Cavalry Carbines and Their Use in the Field Author: Thomas B.

Rentschler Illustrations B/W Plates Dated: Signed: Presentation to contributer Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Edition: 1st Size: 4to Binding. By Thomas Rentschler. Cosmopolitan And Gwyn & Campbell Carbines In The Civil War.

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Messrs. Edward Gwyn and E. C. Campbell, both of Hamilton, began work on the carbines at once. When Stanton called for information about contracts, they responded on February 4, writing on the letterhead of the Cosmopolitan Arms Company, setting forth pretty fairly the fact that the gun should be known by the name of the firm, as the Cosmopolitan.Author: Thomas B.

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