TITLE

"WOEFULLY DEFICIENT IN CAVALRY ARMS"

AUTHOR(S)
Rentschler, Thomas B.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Timeline;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of carbines manufactured in Ohio during the U.S. Civil War. It discusses the Hamilton, Ohio, business enterprise the Cosmopolitan Arms Company that was owned and operated by entrepreneurs Edward Gwyn and Abner C. Campbell. According to the article, the firm provided carbines and cartridges that were used in cavalry units led by U.S. Army officers such as colonel Benjamin Grierson. The article also discusses the work of Cosmopolitan gunsmith Henry Gross.
ACCESSION #
93386735

 

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