The basic ammunition load for each infantry soldier was 40 rounds in the cartridge box. When a large action was expected 20 additional rounds might
“During the Civil War the typical infantry weapon on both sides was a 9 1/ 4-1b., muzzle-loaded, rifled-musket. Loading procedure required the soldier to withdraw
Start this clip at 2:24 on the counter. Abraham Lincoln’s 1837 Lyceum Speech “At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
Guest blogpost: Ron Coddington | Publisher of Military Images Magazine ANDREW JACKSON’S FAMILY CONNECTION TO THE CIVIL WAR.—This photograph from The Hermitage collection pictures Capt.
[Original Civil war letter from occupied Confederate Nashville, Tennessee, under the military governor, Andrew Johnson] 4 page letter with original envelope from William Henry Ruse of the 97th
The Winter 2017 issue of Military Images has an excellent article on “Women on the Home Front: Their essential roles during the Civil War,” by