Volumes I & II
By Dr. Francis A. Lord. Complete & unabridged in this double volume. Blue & Grey Press, Edison, N.J., 1995. Hardcover, dust jacket, profusely illustrated, large format, 566 pages, includes appendix, list of Federal & Confederate contractors and patents, index, and bibliography. Like new condition. An excellent reference book.
This comprehensive volume is a treasure trove of information for students, collectors and Civil War buffs. Cataloged and described in this edition are virtually every item carried by both Union and Confederate soldiers, sailors and marines.
This edition of the Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia examines and explains the weapons, clothing, military insignia and personal equipment carried by men on both sides of this country's historic conflict.
There is an added bonus in the extensive list of Federal and Confederate contractors, pantentees and suppliers. This and the exhaustive bibliography are truly the researchers delight. Hundreds of photographs and drawings serve to bring this period alive as well as providing an invaluable tool to aid in identifying Civil War items and memorabilia.