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Author Hasegawa, Guy R., author
Title Villainous compounds : chemical weapons & the American Civil War / Guy R. Hasegawa ; foreword by Bill J. Gurley
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  UG447 H346 2015    AVAILABLE    30530001239573
Descript xiv, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "This book is a study of the diverse array of chemical weapons that were deployed, prepared for use, or proposed during the Civil War"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-174) and index
Improvements in Warlike Instrumentalities -- Greek Fire, American Style -- The Torch for the Torch -- No Living Being Will Escape -- Portending the Green Cloud -- Insinuating Dust -- Prostrated by Inhaling It -- Destroying Fluids -- Fire and Brimstone -- Sharp Horrors of Sundry Weapons -- Vulgar Poisons in Honourable Warfare
Subject Chemical weapons -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Chemical weapons -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Inventions -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Technological innovations -- United States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Armed Forces -- Ordnance and ordnance stores -- History -- 19th century
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
HISTORY / Military / Biological & Chemical Warfare. bisacsh
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877). bisacsh
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century. bisacsh
HISTORY / Military / Weapons. bisacsh
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