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The United States armory at Springfield, 1795-1865

James B. Whisker

The United States armory at Springfield, 1795-1865

by James B. Whisker

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Springfield
    • Subjects:
    • Springfield Armory (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Gunsmithing -- Massachusetts -- Springfield -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Gunsmithing -- Massachusetts -- Springfield -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Springfield (Mass.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-219) and index.

      StatementJames Biser Whisker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUF543.S7 W45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL664939M
      ISBN 100773486208
      LC Control Number97010540
      OCLC/WorldCa36662920

      Springfield Armory NHS, US NPS. Erskine S. Allin. After the Civil War the United States was left with thousands of muzzle-loading percussion muskets. While the barrels of these rifles were perfectly good, technological advance represented by breech-loading rifles firing metallic cartridges, had been put aside while the Nation faced its crisis. The Springfield Armory, located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, was the primary center for the manufacture of U.S. military firearms from until its closing in The site is preserved as the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Western Massachusetts' only unit of the national park features the world's largest collection of historic American firearms.

      At the same time, Northern rifle and gun manufacturers such as Sharps, Colt, Remington, and the United States armory at Springfield, Massachusetts quickly increased their production of rifles; Springfield alone increased its annual output f to , The North was thus able to supply its own small arms needs while the South had to. Springfield musket may refer to any one of several types of small arms produced by the Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the United States armed modern times, these muskets are commonly referred to by their date of design followed by the name Springfield (" Springfield", for example). However, U.S. Ordnance Department documentation at the time did not .

      Get this from a library! United States Model Springfield rifle -- musket: as manufactured by the United States Armory at Springfield, Massachusetts, and various private contractors. [Daniel D Hartzler; James B Whisker; Larry W Yantz] -- "This study shows illustrations of 20 different eagle stamps on barrels that were manufactured with specific locks, along with inspector's marks, Federal. It was officially adopted as a United States military bolt-action rifle on J , and saw service in World War was officially replaced as the standard infantry rifle by the faster-firing semi-automatic eight-round M1 Garand starting in However, the M Springfield remained in service as a standard issue infantry rifle during World War II, since the U.S. entered the war.


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