By Philip Katcher
Maybe the main influential arm of both military within the prosecution of the yank Civil conflict, the artillery of either side became hugely expert companies, 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 important cog within the war-machine of either sides.
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American Civil War Artillery 1861-65 (1): Field Artillery (New Vanguard, Volume 38) by Philip Katcher