Download e-book for kindle: American Civil War Artillery 1861-65: Field Artillery by Philip Katcher

By Philip Katcher

Maybe the main influential arm of both military within the prosecution of the yankee Civil warfare, the artillery of each side grew to become hugely specialist agencies, centralizing their artillery, organizing artillery battalions from person batteries and giving their commanders greater ranks than box artillerymen had formerly held. In conflict, the creation of the 12-pdr. Napoleon , heavily through rifled cannon, supplied a spread and tool formerly unknown on American soil. This ebook information this important cog within the war-machine of each side. New forefront 38 and forty also are to be had in one quantity distinctive version as ‘American Civil struggle Artillery 1861-65’.

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