SUMMARIES OF THE ORDNANCE BOARDS 1863, 1868, 1870
– ORDNANCE MEMORANDA NO. 9,10, & 11 – EXCELLENT
REFERENCE MATERIAL: A quality reprint of the
“SUMMARIES OF THE ORDNANCE BOARD OF 1863 SPECIAL ORDERS
No. 410; ORDNANCE BOARD OF 1868 ORDNANCE MEMORANDA No.
9; ORDNANCE BOARD OF 1870 (March) ORDNANCE MEMORANDA No.
10; ORDNANCE BOARD OF 1870 (September) ORDNANCE
MEMORANDA No. 11”.
Over 100 pages in length, this summary contains such
valuable information for the student or collector such
as: the correspondence pertaining to the
standardization of artillery and small arms ammunition
(to include the Spencer, Joslyn and Ballard carbines)
during the Civil War; new models of artillery harness;
the alteration of Sharp’s carbines to use the metallic
cartridge; nickel plated arms; alteration or
modification of cavalry equipments; and the process and
results of the Small Arms Board convened at the St.
Louis Arsenal in 1870.
This is an important addition to your research library
in order to gain a true perspective of the research and
development of ordnance equipment by the US Army during
this period. This copy is brand new and unused. $15