TITLE

For more than a century, the ubiquitous Brown Bess was the empire-building firearm of the British Redcoat

AUTHOR(S)
Powles, James M.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2001, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the British Brown Bess musket. Design of the firearm; Details on the firing mechanism; How the musket is fired; Maximum effective range.
ACCESSION #
5357252

 

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