Confederate edged weapons are the center pieces of any weapons collection. Presentation model 1850 foot soldiers sword inscribed to captain john krein, 3rd maryland infantry. Confederate edged weapons william a albaugh describes and pictures the swords, pikes and lances, bayonets and bowie knives used by the confederate army. The standard reference by william albaugh on the topic of swords and bayonets made and used in the confederacy, hardbound. Civil war confederate d guard bowie knife and scabbard. Douglas of columbia, sc with distinctive grip and pommel cap seen in other swords from this manufacturer. Reprint of the factory book on starr arms company weapons including pistols revolvers carbines long guns. Handbook of confederate swords albaugh iii, william a. Legal notice international military antiques, inc observes all federal, state and local laws. Inscribed model 1840 cavalry officers saber tiffany and company new york lieutenant colonel alexander f. The american civil war, fought between the union and confederate forces, took place from 1861 to 1865. Bottom line, for a budget collector like so many of us are, buy the reference books, set a budget, and wait until you turn up a nice example in your price range.
Ablaugh wrote in his confederate edged weapons book the bible of cw edged weapons it is for sure that the star in the pommel has no texas connotation and i am sure that the louisiana tigers would have turned up their noses at such a weapon due to the lack of quality. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. If i had a dollar for every dubious confederate enfield ive seen i would be able to afford a collection of southern state imported p1853s. For those who prefer the ebook format, the book is available from our web site confederate as a digital download. Book of edged weapons military edged weapons of the world. Confederate naval cutlass sw1180 guns international. Albaugh first edition this book remains a highly important aspect of all those who collect civil war edged weapons. Confederate edged weapons william albaugh collection 9781568372679 by albaugh, william s. I am wondering if there have been any books written on the subject of confederate pikes. By an act of the virginia legislature, the virginia manufactory of arms was established in 1797. The hardbound book is profusely illustrated and runs 402 pages in length.
Army, swords, arms and armor publisher new york, harper collection. Confederate edged weapons has 2 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. List of weapons in the american civil war wikipedia. One think you have to remember is that since bill wrote that book many many years ago additional research and other info have come to light. I am very proud to have contributed the majority of the photos to this work, along with hours of research and editing. His photographic supplement of confederate swords was the illustrated volume which accompanied an earlier book illustrated only with line drawings. Swords, pikes, dhandle knives, side knives and artillery sword are just some of the weapons that have captured the imagination of collectors for over 150 years. I feel sure others have expanded on his work since, especially in our digital age. Confederate naval cutlass maker unknown as pictured in albaughs book, confederate edged weapons. Confederate altered virginia manufactory cavalry saber. Everything for sale on is completely legal to own, trade, transport and. Knife book,confederate edged weapons,allbaugh ebay. Letters of warren akin confederate congressman hb civil war book.
An extensive guide to almost everything the confederate soldier used. Confederate edged weapons by albaugh civil war swords bayonets knives. Confederate edged weapons civil war arsenal page 2. Confederate edged weapons book by william a albaugh, iii. A friend ownes this bowie knife and would like to know if ts confederate. Bonanza books, 1960, 198 pages hardbound first edition, no dust. Confederate and union artillery swords civil war arsenal. This is a correct confederate cutlass and has been vetted by a wellknown expert in confederate edged weapons. The author of this book, a recognized expert on the subject of confederate weapons, provides a comprehensive. If you have a civil war relic or a collection of civil war relics that you would like to sell, then please contact me. So its assumed this is one of those wooden scabbards made by the moore brothers and yes there may have been. Click on the dealers link on the left menu and your browser will take you to their individual web site.
Simmons and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available. Edged weapons civil war artifacts for sale in gettysburg. Civil war, that is spanishamerican war, maybe, but not military are the skinny 1 blade and the nickel steel scabbard. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. In gordon jones book confederate odyssey he writes that 556 wooden saber scabbardswere delivered to the c. I told him i was because of the tin on the scabbard and the way the blade is, but maybe some experts can check it out, maybe i can give him some good news. Albaugh, 1960, harper edition, in english confederate edged weapons. Get the best deals on original civil war edged weapons when you shop the largest online selection at. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Confederate edged weapons civil war arsenal page 3. During the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides.
So far i have found general pike, pike county,pikes peak and fish. Edged wpns confederate dog river cavalry sword small. Edged weapons swords, knives and bayonets archives. Describes and pictures the swords, pikes and lances, bayonets and bowie knives used by the confederate army. These weapons include edged weapons such as knives, swords, and bayonets, firearms such as, rifledmuskets, breech loaders and repeating weapons, various field guns such as artillery, and new weapons such as the early grenade. Factory book on starr arms weapons battleground antiques. Vintage 1860 spanish export cavalry officers presentation sword j. The book details the pistols, revolvers, carbines, rifles, longarms, artillery, swords and edged weapons used in the conflict, and reveals fascinating stories and facts about each type. I am interested in everything from individual items to boxes of miscellaneous dug civil war relics.1058 1256 627 1091 67 1505 106 224 1626 380 643 966 1150 1003 63 274 452 722 1273 1220 729 840 1557 502 241 520 143 46 106 1516 228 1281 1226 868 103 1066 1067