A REVOLUTION IN ARMS: A HISTORY OF THE FIRST REPEATING RIFLES
280pp., 77 illus., P.B. 2015.
Unfolds the story of how two New England inventors, Benjamin Henry and Christopher Spencer, each combined generations of cartridge and rifle technology to develop reliable repeating rifles. In a stroke, the Henry rifle and Spencer rifle and carbine changed warfare forever, accelerating the abandonment of the formal battle line tactics of previous generations.