OBSERVATIONS OF FIRE-ARMS and the probable effects in war of the NEW MUSKET

This tome’s full title reads: “Observations on the Past and Present State of Fire-Arms and on the Probable Effects in War of The New Musket: with a Proposition for Reorganizing the Royal Regiment of Artillery by a Subdivision into Battalions in each Special Arm of Garrison, Field and Horse Artillery, with Suggestions for Promoting its Efficiency.”
A very thorough review of the state of the British artillery, its weapons, its organisation and its officers and their career prospects. He also a hihgly technical assessment of the new musket (rifle) coming into service, the Minie, and compares its efficiency with models in service with other countries.

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