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Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance: A Guide to Large Artillery Projectiles, Torpedoes, and Mines

by Bell, Jack
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Retail Price: $50.00
Issue: Winter 2004
ISBN: 1574411632

This hefty volume contains over a 1000 photographs of Civil War ordinance. Bell covers both smooth bore and riffled projectiles and torpedoes. He includes a short history of the makers and designers of types of ordinances as well as providing the dimensions and provenance of surviving shells, bolts and mines.

review of Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance: A Guide to Large Artillery Projectiles, Torpedoes, and Mines, by Bell, Jack, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2004).