Days and events, 18601866 thomas leonard livermore. The searchable text version of robert chambers 1869 sentential work. Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from mar 4, 1863 or search by date, day or keyword. Sharps new model 1863 carbine 52 caliber conversions. The chamber bushing cannot be removed with a removal tool i purchased. The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities in. It is an excellent volume already destined to be a ready source of reference and enjoyment right next to sellers. Records may include photos, original documents, family history, relatives, specific dates, locations and full names. The book of days a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calender. Significant days is a deeply poignant coming of age story of a boy named cornel hunt and his quest in becoming a man, while battling bigotry and prejudice concerning race and homosexuality in mill valley, california. J b boothroyd books biography and list of works author of. Get sharps model 1863 replica iab italy parts direct from numrich gun parts americas current and obsolete rifle parts supplier since 1950. Days and events, 18601866 by thomas leonard livermore. The book of days a miscellany of popular antiquities by.
A 63 has been near the top of my list of must haves for a long time. Cardiac surgery of the neonate and infant by aldo r. A beginners guide an invaluable guide to making money in cryptocurrencies. These guns have interested me for a long time, and i may be about ready to take the plunge. The warwickshire hunt from 1795 to 1836, by venator john. Dec 03, 2004 chambers book of days 608pp, chambers. The book features on this day in history information and covers the associations and folklore of particular days. Mulfords wildly popular series of novels and short stories, hopalong cassidy is rough around the edges, prone to vulgarity, and usually pretty grumpy but hes a quintessential cowboy through and through.
Robert chambers chambers, robert, 18021871 the online. The actual first edition did not appear until 1863, so it could not possibly have been dated 1832. Sharps carbine 18591863 northsouth skirmish association. So, if you are over 18 and are tired of formulaic cartoons, brace yourself for something fresh and new. Taking you through the year season by season, month by month, and day by day the chambers book of days explores these associations from which month it is lucky to get married in to the history of modern day celebrations. Approximately 6,150 new model 1863 rifles were produced and delivered to the us government for use by the us military. Addie nolley historical records and family trees myheritage. Sharps 1863 if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. He grew up on a farm, attended michigan state university, and became a medical doctor in 1921.
Small tears in cloth at top of spine, ink spot at top of front cover, front free endpaper gone, hinges cracked book tight, faint old moisture mark first six leaves. Perhaps this powerful and important story is not better known because the incident is referred to by many names. These two large volumes which have for their subtitle a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar contain a curious and interesting collection of what its editor calls old fireside ideas. Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from may 28, 1985 or search by date, day or keyword.
Antique sharps new model 1863 rifle, model 1859, sharps rifle manufacturing co. The company was organized by samuel robbins and richard s. Books by clem chambers clem is the author of financial books aimed at the novice investor who wants to learn how to make money on the stock market. The new model 1863 was the pinnacle of the sharps rifle companys beechloading, percussionignition military rifle. Over the years, ive described it as the 1869 version of todays trivial pursuit or cultural literacy books, but those descriptions do it a disservice. This narrative of colonel livermores war experience was commenced immediately after the conclusion of the civil war, while its events were still fresh in his mind. I just received this book in todays mail and thumbed through it page by page. Abigail has been familiar with the gunn memorial library starting with childrens story hour with miss martie. Kelleran, a soldier in company i, 20th maine infantry, descended the slopes of big round top, a.
Robert chambers chambers, robert, 18021871 an online book about this author is available, as is a wikipedia article chambers, robert, 18021871. Sharps new model 1863 rifle 3band guns international. Sep 30, 2004 taking you through the year season by season, month by month, and day by day the chambers book of days explores these associations from which month it is lucky to get married in to the history of modern day celebrations. Hardwood stock has butt plate and builtin patchbox in excellent condition retaining color case finish. The sharpsborchardt model 1878 was extremely advanced for.
The full title of this two volume set is chamberss book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, including anecdote, biography. It sits on my night stand ready to entertain and enlighten. Sharps 1863 replica iab italy parts for sale gun parts. Start with the title page or jump to any day or month of the year using the calendar navigator at right. Matters connected with the church calendar, including the popular festivals, saints days, and other holidays, with illustrations of christian antiquities in general. It was a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the. Sharps rifle manufacturing company was the manufacturer of the sharps rifle. Although my cartoons are sometimes childish, they are not really intended for children. The searchable text version of robert chambers 1864 sentential work. Christian knisley historical records and family trees. Learn about 260 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1863 or search by date or keyword. This single trigger, straightbreech, single shot breechloader is a. The carbine with a serial number of 53241 has a brass front sight blade, original folding rear sight graduated. Military arms, dates of manufacture, from 1795, collectors edition, by george madis.
I have been working with the book of days 18634figure 2. John sharp chambers, born in harris grove, galloway county in 1889, served in a number of medical positions during a long and illustrious career at the university of kentucky. I thought the price was reasonable and the shipping fair but was really surprised when it showed up in my mailbox 2 days later. Sharps 1859 cavalry carbine 22 barrel with patch box. The book of days a miscellany of popular antiquities in conception with the calender. Furthermore, when eliminating the distraction of the library stamp on the title page, the third digit is clearly an 8, so this is the 1888 edition. How to load an 1863 sharps rifle gone outdoors your. There are so many more wanna haves but are way out of my. Inspector cartouche on left side of stock is clear and.
The most famous, singleshot, percussion firearm used during the civil war was the sharps carbine, a. Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Sharpshooters made a grand record this day combat on the skirmish line at gettysburg on july 3 timothy j. Feb 26, 2009 chambers to bring athletics to book this article is more than 11 years old. I thought id share some pictures of the range trip with it yesterday. The most prized book in my collection is chambers 1869 the book of days. Discover who shares your birthday, why we celebrate some days and not others, and the stories behind seasonal celebrations old and new. The focus on this volume is the cartridge rifles produced by sharps. Over a fourmonth period in 1921, he wrote a fictionalized history of new orleans. Historical records and family trees related to christian knisley. During the civil war, many union soldiers who were not originally issued sharps rifles purchased the weapons on their own.
Chambers book of days was written by the scottish author robert chambers and first published in 1864. A miscellany of popular antiquities 2 volume 1863 set chambers r. In it, a newspaperman, quite like saxon himself, has an almost mystical love for the city. I have fired both rifles and they seem to fire with no real noticeable or obvious gas leaking from block to barrel gap. Though often urged by the members of his family to publish the work, he always declined, giving as his reason that the events related were often so personal in their nature that they could better be published after his death. Books by clem chambers, author of financial books and thrillers. Buffalo runners in the waning days of the great hunts, rocky mountain outdoorsmen and a son of brigham young were among the westerners who took to the last and most advanced of the famous sharps rifles, the sharpsborchardt model 1878. This is a solid example of one of the civil war new model 1863 carbines that was converted by sharps to fire the 5070 government center fire cartridge. A group of c serial numbered arms were issued to several regiments of hancocks veteran corps. J b boothroyd biography j b boothroyd biography and list of works j b boothroyd books covid19 update april 21, 2020. The chambers book collection complements the chambers papers. Including anecdotes, biographies, histories, curiosities of literature and oddities of human life and character. Sellers book indicates that only of the new model 1863 rifles had the bayonet lug for the saber bayonet.
We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition starting at. It is being billed as the book they dont want you to read and at its launch in soho, london last night, dwain. Hello folks, nobade has a good thread going on sharps paper cartridges, but i dont want to hijack his thread. The sharps new model 1863 is considered the most popular firearm of the civil war. Starting out with a modest bookstall in edinburgh, robert chambers 180271 went on to become one of the great booksellers, writers and publishers. Over 100,000 guns of these models were purchased by the u. Chambers presented around half of the collection, including the kolbing tracts, to the college during his lifetime. Its detailed descriptions of key historical events, the. According to the book civil war sharps carbines and rifles by earl j. The original guns are close to 150 years old and should not be fired unless first inspected by a knowledgeable gunsmith. Search 121 then share your genealogy and compare dna to grow an accurate global family tree thats free forever.
I just finished making some cartridges for it and am planning on shooting it this afternoon. A miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the. The book of days a miscellany of popular antiquities edited. On march 3, 1863, an act of congress granted postal agents the ability to accept newspapers bundles, which would lead to the first us newspaper and periodical stamps two years later. It was not distributed by the armies involved to the soldiers but was sometimes privately purchased as an improvement over the armyissued weapons. Library tour take a youtube tour of the gunn memorial library prepared by our own library page, abigail dugan. Page 366 warwickshire, such a thing as a blank day was totally unknown. The barrel has excellent sharps address and new model 1863 markings and mnm inspector initials on the left side. Jan 31, 2004 book of days by professor robert chambers, 9781432618971, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Sharps new model 1863 percussion civil war rifle 52 cal bore exc, mech exc, wood vg plus with cartouche and iron patchbox, has a few small worn spots on the stock. I must not, however, dwell on the merits of this renowned sportsman, or, as cicero expressed himself when alluding to the virtues of pompey, i shall find it more difficult to know when to stop than how to begin. This fantastic conditioned longarm is a civil war sharps new model 1863 rifle made by the sharps rifle manufacturing company of hartford, connecticut.
Inspired by the original chambers book of days of 1864, this book is an entertaining and engagfing companion on the journey from january to december. When in middle school abigail volunteered in the junior library working with miss linda on thursday afternoons with. A miscellany of popular antiquities 2 volume 1863 set. A miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar. The 1863 sharps rifle is a breechloading firearm of the american civil war era. The cavalry model 18591863 feature a blued 22 round barrel in.
I have several questions, and so decided to start another, parallel thread. Hanley md and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The primary sharps models to see civil war use were the new model 1859and new model 1863rifles and carbines. Historical records and family trees related to addie nolley. The book of days a miscellany of popular antiquities. This is a beautifully made reproduction of the famous sharps 1863 percussion rifle, a. Editor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Buy days and events, 18601866 by thomas leonard livermore online at alibris. The paperback of the first days collectors edition. It was a nice day, but the rifle didnt want to cooperate. I cant provide you with a specific date of manufacture of your 1863 sharps carbine, but here is the information i have found on mine, serial no. Hey guys, a while back i had some help here in acquiring a proper lever lock for my 1863 new model sharps carbine that had been converted to.
Fans familiar with the polished and polite onscreen version of this indelible western hero may be taken aback at their first encounter with his literary predecessor. Unique guide to the associations and traditions of the year. To praise a man for conduct really deserving of praise, is but a tribute due to him. Hunters, frontiersmen and a mormon scion favored it.581 1101 170 998 935 1376 1538 337 1508 298 1415 1036 85 1017 1165 266 142 624 115 889 1547 1491 1391 446 566 1022 1080 313 1429 460 992 1454 1296 1033 1238 492 1471 1299 1279