Download e-book for iPad: American Civil War Fortifications (2): Land and Field by Ron Field,Peter Dennis

By Ron Field,Peter Dennis

ISBN-10: 1841768839

ISBN-13: 9781841768830

the yank Civil conflict observed a major improvement within the use of box fortifications, the results of the sensible program of antebellum West-Point instructing, and the lethal influence of rifled infantry guns and artillery. either the Federal and accomplice armies started to enhance way more refined platforms of box fortification, and the bigger box works and fortifications surrounding Washington, DC and Richmond, VA have been redesigned and rebuilt a number of occasions. This quantity explores the function of land and box fortifications within the jap and overland campaigns of the Civil warfare among 1861 and 1865. specific realization is dedicated to the nine-month siege of Petersburg, the place everyday life in the redoubts, lunettes, redans, bomb-proofs, trenches and rifle pits is vividly described.

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