MARC Bibliographic Record

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050 00 $aE468.5$b.H57 2021
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100 1_ $aHippensteel, Scott,$d1969-$eauthor.
245 10 $aMyths of the Civil War :$bthe fact, fiction and science behind the Civil War's most-told stories /$cScott Hippensteel.
264 _1 $aGuilford, Connecticut :$bStackpole Books,$c[2021]
300    $av, 257 pages :$billustrations ;$c24 cm
336    $atext$btxt$2rdacontent
337    $aunmediated$bn$2rdamedia
338    $avolume$bnc$2rdacarrier
504    $aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0_ $aIntroduction: An overview of the tall tales -- Sedgwick was correct : the myth of the Civil War sniper -- The density of death -- Lead precipitation -- Ready, aim, reload -- The rifle musket revolution -- Eye of history or photographic fraud? -- The Civil War on canvas : realism vs. romanticism -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Evaluating "knock-down power" or "striking power" of military rifles -- Appendix B: Effectiveness of Civil War revolvers in combat -- Appendix C: The faults with fake fighting -- Appendix D: Isaac Newton would have hated Civil War films.
520    $a"In this genre-bending work of history, Scott Hippensteel reexamines many long-cherished myths of Civil War history-and ultimately shatters them, based on physics and mathematics"--$cProvided by publisher.
651 _0 $aUnited States$xHistory$yCivil War, 1861-1865$xHistoriography.
651 _0 $aUnited States$xArmed Forces$xFirearms$xHistory$y19th century.
651 _0 $aUnited States$xHistory$yCivil War, 1861-1865$xEquipment and supplies.
650 _0 $aBallistics$vCase studies.
651 _0 $aUnited States$xHistory$yCivil War, 1861-1865$vMiscellanea.
651 _0 $aUnited States$xHistory$xErrors, inventions, etc.
650 _7 $aArmed Forces$xFirearms.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01351778
650 _7 $aBallistics.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst00826108
650 _7 $aEquipment and supplies.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01352983
650 _7 $aHistoriography.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst00958221
651 _7 $aUnited States.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01204155
647 _7 $aAmerican Civil War$c(United States :$d1861-1865)$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01351658
648 _7 $a1800-1899$2fast
655 _7 $aCase studies.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01423765
655 _7 $aHistory.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01411628
655 _7 $aTrivia and miscellanea.$2fast$0(OCoLC)fst01921748
776 08 $iOnline version:$aHippensteel, Scott, 1969-$tMyth of the Civil War sniper$dGuilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, [2021]$z9780811769822$w(DLC) 2021013640
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Document ID: 9913410292702121
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