In order to avoid clutter, notes have been restricted to those identifying the
sources of direct quotes and information which, while pertinent, would be out
of place in the text. Citations have been abbreviated. For full titles of sources,
please see the bibliography.
Blackmore, British Military Firearms, p. 226; Lewis, Small Arms and
Ammunition, p. 113; Blackmore, p. 226.
Willard, Rifled and Smooth-Bored Arms, p. 4.
Peterson, Book of the Continental Soldier, pps. 60-61.
Roberts, Muzzleloading Caplock Rifle, p. 185.
Baumann, Arming the Suckers, p. 83.
Ibid, p. 72. As late as the end of 1862, the Eighth carried a wide variety of
arms, including smoothbore and rifled .69-caliber muskets.
Willard, Rifled and Smoothbore Arms, p. 3.
Sussex (NJ) Register, May 15, 1863.
Newark (NJ) Advertiser, May 21, 1862; Willard, Rifled and Smooth-Bored
Arms, p. 13.
Mulholland, 116th Pennsylvania, p. 33.
Longacre, To Gettysburg and Beyond, p. 57.
Roe, Monocacy, p. 14; O'Grady, "88th Regiment," New York at Gettysburg. p.
Statistics from Griffith, Battle Tactics, p. 76, and Daniel, Soldiering in the
Army of Tennessee. pp. 45, 47.
Ladd, ed. The Bachelder Papers, Vol. III, p. 1402.
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Book title: Civil War Firearms:Their Historical Background and Tactical Use and Modern Collecting and Shooting.
Contributors: Joseph G. Bilby - Author.
Publisher: Combined Books.
Place of publication: Conshohocken, PA.
Publication year: 1996.
Page number: 227.
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