Springfield Armory Infantry Muskets
1795 - 1844

by Kent W. Johns
Part Number: BOOK-SA-IM
Availability: In Stock
Price: $35.99
Order Quantity:
An identification guide to the flintlock infantry muskets produced at Springfield, including conversions to percussion. Detailed color photographs allow the physical characteristics of each type to be clearly explained. Enthusiasts ans collectors will find the coverage of markings and the letter/number stamps found on components both inside and out to be especially useful. Not just a beautiful book, but also a valuable tool in understanding and assessing these wonderful early US long arms.

Soft book of 160 pages. 11" x 8-1/2" format, more than 500 color illustrations.

Table of Contents includes the following:

  • Part One
    • French Model 1766 Charleville Flintlock Musket
  • Part Two
    • Springfield Armoury Charleville Pattern Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1799-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1804-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1807-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1810-dated Flintlock Musket
  • Part Three
    • Springfield Armoury 1812 Standard Pattern Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1814-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1815-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1816-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1817/1818-dated Flintlock Musket
  • Part Four
    • Springfield Armoury Model 1816 Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1819-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1829-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1830-dated Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1833-dated Flintlock Musket
  • Part Five
    • Springfield Armoury Model 1840 Flintlock Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1843-dated Flintlock Musket
  • Part Five
    • National Armory and Federal Arsenal Belgium Plan Percussion Alterations
    • Springfield Armoury 1823-dated Percussion-Altered Model 1816 Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1823-dated Percussion-Altered and Rifled Model 1816 Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1835-dated Percussion-Altered Model 1816 Musket
    • Springfield Armoury 1840-dated Percussion-Altered Model 1816 Musket
  • Lock Eagle and Markings
  • Appendix A Production Figures of Infantry Flintlock Muskets
  • Appendix B Extracts from Major Dalliba's Oct. 1819 Inspection Report
  • Appendix C Letters relating to the development of the Springfield Charelville Pattern
  • Appendix D Letters relating to the development of the Springfield 1812 Standard Pattern
  • Appendix E Letters relating to the development of the Springfield Model 1816 Musket
  • Appendix F Freemasons of the Springfield Armoury
  • Appendix G Finished Lock and Musket Study Springfield Armory 1823 Production Year
  • Appendix H Military Operations Conducted by the American Military during the period
  • Bibliography
  • Endnotes
  • Index
 
Track of the Wolf, Inc.
18308 Joplin St NW
Elk River, MN 55330-1773

For your convenience you can contact us via our on-line form
Contact the Webmaster if you have any problems with this site.
Privacy Policy        Copyright © 2018Track of the Wolf, Inc.
Accepted Credit Cards