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Military commission to Europe in 1855 and 1856 : Report of Major Alfred Mordecai, of the Ordnance department.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
United States. Military Commission to Europe, 1855-1856.
Publication:
Washington : G. W. Bowman, Printer, 1861.
Conference Name:
U. S. 36th Cong., 2d sess. 1860-1861. House.
Series:
36th Cong., 2d sess., House. Ex. doc.
Format/Description:
Archive
vii, 232 p. : ill., plans ; 30 cm.
Subjects:
Military art and science.
Artillery.
Firearms.
Place of Publication:
United States Washington (D.C.)
Notes:
"Rifled infantry arms. A brief description of the modern system of small arms, as adopted in the various European armies. By J. Schön, captain in the Royal Saxon infantry ... 2d ed., revised and augmented, with explanatory plates. Dresden: 1855. Translated from the German by J. Gorgas, captain of ordnance, United State army": p. [177]-232.
[21] leaves of plates (2 fold.) after p. 176. 13 folded leaves of plates after p. 232.
Local notes:
Kaplan Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012 by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.
Penn Provenance:
Kaplan, Arnold (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Kaplan, Deanne (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Library of the University of Minnesota (bookplate) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Minnesota State Library (bookplate) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1861
Contributor:
Mordecai, Alfred, 1804-1887.
Schön, Julius.
Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883.
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Rifled infantry arms.
OCLC:
588112
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