Slaget ved Antietam ble utkjempet den 17. september 1862 under den amerikanske borgerkrigen. Øverstkommanderende hos nordstatene var George B. McClellan, mens Robert E. Lee var øverstkommanderende hos sørstatene. Antietam var det blodigste... Read more ...
Slaget ved Antietam
Slaget ved Antietam ble utkjempet den 17. september 1862 under den amerikanske borgerkrigen. Øverstkommanderende hos nordstatene var George B. McClellan, mens Robert E. Lee var øverstkommanderende hos sørstatene. Antietam var det blodigste endagsslaget i amerikansk historie, med 22 717 døde, sårede og savnede. 3 654 døde ble begravet, 1 761 ble meldt savnet.
Slaget ble utkjempet ved Sharpsburg og Antietam-bekken, vest i delstaten Maryland. Selv om McClellan hadde rikelig med reservestyrker, maktet han ikke å ødelegge Lees hær. McClellan hadde stanset Lees invasjon av delstaten Maryland, men Lee greide å trekke sine styrker tilbake til Virginia uten forstyrrelser fra den forsiktige McClellan. Slaget endte uavgjort, men konføderasjonsstyrkene seg først tilbake fra slagmarken. Dette gjorde slaget, i militær terminologi, til en unionsseier. Seieren hadde betydning nok til å gi president Abraham Lincoln selvtillit til å kunngjøre sin frigjøringserklæring. Dette førte igjen til at den britiske og franske regjeringen gikk vekk fra sine planer om anerkjennelse av Konføderasjonen.
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Many black powder shooters have once in their career shot a rifle or musket loaded with a patched roundball. This article describes how you can load a muzzleloading rifle with a cloth patch and a lead roundball. The article is especially suited for beginners.
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Sabre BayonetFor sale is an Issue Sabre Bayonet for the
Pattern 1856 Army Short Rifle. The only marking on the blade is an anchor in an oval.
The is the original sheath but the tip is broken.
I am selling this for an elderly woman who needs the monies. She was told about fifteen years ago that it was worth 150$ Canadian.
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spring kammerladerhello i'm looking for a big spring for the percussion of a kammerlader 1855 could you give me an internet links or an address where i can find these spare parts of kammerlader?
I am in France and it is difficult for me to find that in norway.
Thank you for your help...
even a little information would help me a lot
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Swedish 1845 percussion lockComplete 1845 percussion lock wanted for a restoration project. A Husqvarna marked one would be nice but not essential.
Telephone: 0041 78 917 49 41
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me and 2 friends are looking to buy Kammerladers in order to complete our collection.
Please let me know your offers.
Kind regards and many thanks in advance !
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m71 bolt partswill bolt or parts from a 71/84 fit m71 single shot mauser
Telephone: 908 821 2494
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Remington Elliot aka Old modelHi
I'm on the lookout for a Remington Elliot Army revolver.
It must be in NRA Condition Very good or better.
Image shows a Elliot Navy.
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Paper CartridgesI should like to buy a Paper Cartridge Making Kit made by a French Company H and C. It is a wooden boz containing papers, glue, farming slots for the paper cartridge, and a caliber plug doe a .44 caliber American Civil War Revolver. I do not have the adres or ordering information for that company.
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Mauser 1871 Kar rear sightLooking for a 71kar rear sight with slider, preferably Amberg, in very good condition, base not essential.
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Stevens rifleI am looking for a Stevens rifle in good condition past or model 1890-96 wich is our and your antique border for free sale . It should have a calibre of 25/20 Single Shot . A catrigde made by Dr Babbett in 1880 .
I have two shotgun rollkrimpers wich can be attacked to a table . The roll crimpers is antique but in nice condition , they are for cal 12 and 16 papercatrigdes . They are rollcrimpers . 1500 nkr + postage .
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Krag-Jorgensen speed loadersHello,
I am an American Krag-Jorgensen enthusiast looking to buy 5-round box speed-loaders for the Norwegian Krag.
E-mail communication is preferred.
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Stock for rifleI´m looking for a stock for this rifle. I think that this may be an old 12mm Swedish Remington rolling block rifle.
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Antique reciever and parts gunsI would want to buy antique recivers or parts guns
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12.7x44R diesI have a 3die set of 12.7x44R dies and about 60 pieces of brass. Brass is new, properly head stamped, once fired. I purchased for a rifle I no longer have.
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Danish rolling block partsHi, I'm looking for some screws for my Danish pattern rolling block receiver. I need the pivot pin retaining screws . I also need a trigger and locking lug. Any one with info would be much appreciated.
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Military bolt action riflesFor my collection i like to buy Europian militairy bolt-action rifles pre 1890
Cash payment, transport by myself after making export documents.
If you have sommeting let me know by email.
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husqvarna cal12Looking for husqvarna shotguns in cal.12 models 17 and 20
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Mauser M71 and 71/84 partsHello.
I want buy a stock and all magazine parts for Mauser M1871/84 rifle.
I need also a trigger guard for Jäger-version of M-71 rifle
greetings from Finland: Mikko
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Dedinski UnderhammerFor sale:
Dedinski Underhammer cal. 38 for 50m.
Palm support (not in picture).
Very good shooter.
Made in 2010.
24 000 SEK
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stock for 1851 KammerladerMarked: Petersen christiania 1851
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For sale: a Beaumont Vitali rifleFor sale: A Dutch Beaumont rifle made by P. Stevens in Maastricht The Netherlands. It was made in 1874 as a single shot rifle and transformed to a magazine rifle in 1890 for the Dutch army. It doesn't have the small cracks in the wood around the magazine (a known weak spot). All Beaumont Vitali's lack the cleaning rod unfortunately. It has good rifling and good working mechanism. The magazine and rear sight still have the "dirty" type blueing.
I have lots of pictures, so ask for more.
Sales price is 530 euros incl. shipping to Norway with DPD.
receiver number Y106
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Swedish army riflesI'm primarily looking for a Swedish flintlock musket m/1815 or possibly a variant.
It should be in good working order.
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WTB Swedish M1850 FlankörpistolLooking for the smoothbore version to go with the rifled version (Studsarpistol), if possible with detachable stock.
Must be in very good condition!
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Norwegian rolling block rear sightHi,
I need a Norwegian rolling block rear sight.
Thank You, John
Telephone: 262 593 5627
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I Need Schmidt-Rubin 1896/11 MagI wish to purchase a Swiss original or a reproduction magazine that will fit my Swiss Schmidt-Rubin Model 1896/1911 rifle. Any/all help much appreciated. Please email me.
Telephone: 903-769-4868 USA
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