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Author Peterson, Harold L. (Harold Leslie), 1922-1978.

Title The book of the Continental soldier : being a compleat account of the uniforms, weapons, and equipment with which he lived and fought / by Harold L. Peterson ; with three technical contributions by Detmar H. Finke and Marko Zlatich, and special illustrations by H. Charles McBarron, Jr., Clyde A. Risley, and Peter Copeland.

Imprint Harrisburg, Pa. : Stackpole Co., [1968]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.34 PET    Available
Description 287 p. : ill. (part col.) ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 272-279.
Contents Master of the tools of Revolution (being an introduction to the Continental soldier)--Lock, stock and barrel (being a survey of the shoulder weapons and hand guns of the Continental Army)--Bullet, belt and bos (being a survey of the ammunition and accoutrements of the Continental Army)--Keen of edge and sharp of point (being a survey of the edged weapons--Great guns and mighty mortars (being a survey of the artillery)--To sustain life and provide comfort (being a survey of camp equipage)--Scalpel,saw and spirits (Being a survey of the medical and surgical supplies)--For fort and camp (being a survey of the engineering equipment)--That they shall have musick (being a survey of the musical instruments)--To keep horse and man together (being a survey of the horse equipment)--To clothe the naked soldier (being a survey of the clothing and uniforms of the continental soldier)--Recognition, rank and valor (being a survey of the insignia and colors)--Regimental organization of the Continental Army.
Subject United States. Continental Army -- Supplies and stores.

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