Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry 1861-1905
The carbines used by the U.S. Cavalry have always been of special interest to both historians and collectors. And this exhaustively researched book covers the entire crucial period stretching from the beginning of the Civil War to the end of the cavalry carbine era in 1905. These innovative carbines, and the men who carried them on horseback, played pivotal roles in some of the most exciting episodes in American history, including the War Between the States, the Indian Campaigns, Custer's Last Stand, the Rough Riders in Cuba, the Philippine Insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion. Every one of these popular topics is covered in the this entertaining and informative book - all illustrated with a generous selection of period and modern photos.
Autor: John D. McAulay
Format: 22,0 × 28,5 cm