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Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War: A Definitive Illustrated History of Two Rare and Unusual Civil War Cavalry Carbines and Their Use in the Field

by Rentschler, Thomas B.
Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Inc.
Retail Price: $23.00
Issue: Fall 2001
ISBN: 0917218930

Rentschler traces the development of Cosmopolitan and Gywn & Campbell cavalry carbines from inception, production, sales, and finally to use. Evolution of the firearms and the economic forces propelling their production are explored.Period advertisements illustrate the text.

review of Cosmopolitan and Gwyn & Campbell Carbines in the Civil War: A Definitive Illustrated History of Two Rare and Unusual Civil War Cavalry Carbines and Their Use in the Field, by Rentschler, Thomas B., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2001).