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Virginia Martial Arms 1650-1835

James B. Whisker

Item #773: $19.95
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Virginia Martial Arms 1650-1835

90 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New revision of well researched history by acclaimed author Jim Whisker. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Illustrated.

Gunsmiths of the Flintlock and Percussion era with historical and biographical information.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 90
  • By James B. Whisker, PhD
  • Introduction
  • Obtaining Arms in Virginia in the Colonial and Revolutionary Eras
  • Virginia Manufactory of Arms
  • Appendix A : Bill for Establishing a Manufactory of Arms and Extending Navigation through the Falls of James River 30 October 1779
  • Appendix B : Thomas Jefferson on Penet's Arms Proposal