TITLE

KNIGHTS IN BINDING ARMOR

AUTHOR(S)
McCormick, David
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
America's Civil War;Mar2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of a bulletproof vest for soldiers in the Civil War as well as other local authorities in the U.S. It cites the experience of Captain Jesse H. Jones of Company I of the 60th New York wherein the novel piece of a protective gear prevented him from a fatal shot through his heart. It notes that bulletproof vest possessed a long and significant heritage that make various companies respond to the demand for the gear at the outbreak of the war.
ACCESSION #
47453968

 

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