The Flintlock Musket: Brown Bess and Charleville 1715-1865

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The flintlock or firelock musket is one of the truly iconic weapons in history: first used on the battlefields of the Thirty Years' War and the English Civil War, it was carried by both sides at Bunker Hill, Waterloo and the Alamo, and can truly be said to have dominated warfare for more than 150 years, until the advent of cartridge ammunition and breechloading weapons in the 1840s and 1850s and were still being widely used as late as the American Civil War in the 1860s. During the 18th century flintlocks tended to follow ...

The Flintlock Musket: Brown Bess and Charleville 1715-1865 2016, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781472810953

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