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

By Ron Field,Peter Dennis

the yank Civil battle observed a tremendous improvement within the use of box fortifications, the results of the sensible program of antebellum West-Point instructing, and the lethal impression of rifled infantry guns and artillery. either the Federal and accomplice armies started to improve 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 numerous instances. This quantity explores the function of land and box fortifications within the japanese and overland campaigns of the Civil conflict among 1861 and 1865. specific awareness 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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