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M1868 U.S. Rifle Springfield Breech Loading Manual

Item #687: $12.95
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M1868 U.S. Rifle Springfield Breech Loading Manual

20 pages, about 8" x 5", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice copy. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 20
  • The Springfield Breech Loading Rifle Musket Model 1868 Manual 1869 Description and Rules for the Management of the Rifle
  • Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Submitted by J. G. Benton Bvt. Colonel Commander of the Springfield Armory
  • Approved by A. B. Dyer Bvt. Maj. Gen'l Chief of Ordance
  • The Model 1868
  • Barrels, Screws, Swivel, Leaf Sight, Hammer
  • Internal Workings Illustrated
  • Nomenclature of Altered Parts
  • Cam Latch and Shaft
  • Ejector Stud
  • Breech Screw
  • Spring and Spindle and Hinge Pin
  • The Extractor
  • Firing Pin, Ramrod and Appendages
  • Directions for use
  • Directions for dismounting
  • Dismounting the Parts
  • Cleaning and Care
  • Rules for Assembling
  • The Musket
  • The cartridge
  • Memoranda of Trajectory and Accuracy
  • Velocity and Penetration
  • Dangerous Space