American Civil War Artillery 1861-65 (1): Field Artillery (New Vanguard, Volume 38)

By Philip Katcher

Maybe the main influential arm of both military within the prosecution of the yankee Civil conflict, the artillery of each side grew to become hugely specialist enterprises, centralizing their artillery, organizing artillery battalions from person batteries and giving their commanders larger ranks than box artillerymen had formerly held. In conflict, the creation of the 12-pdr. Napoleon , heavily through rifled cannon, supplied a variety and tool formerly unknown on American soil. This booklet info this very important cog within the war-machine of either sides.

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