American Civil War Fortifications: Bk. 2

American Civil War Fortifications: Bk. 2 : Land and Field Fortifications

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The American Civil War saw a massive development in the use of land and field fortifications. This book, the second in a sequence of four, studies the many forms of land and field fortifications used during the War Between the States. It considers some of the 70 land fortifications erected to defend Washington DC during the first few months of the war. It covers lunettes, advanced redoubts, rifle pits, redan lines, bomb-proof shelters, covered ways, and powder magazines among others. The daily experiences of the soldiers in the trenches are also covered in this detailed and authoritative more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 180 x 244 x 6mm | 222.26g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Osprey Publishing
  • New York, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 1841768839
  • 9781841768830
  • 723,050

About Ron Field

Ron Field was born in 1943. A history teacher for over 30 years, Ron is presently Head of History at the Cotswold School in Burton-on-the-Water, UK. He was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship in 1982 and taught at Piedmont High School in California from 1982-83. He has traveled extensively in the US conducting research at numerous libraries, archives and museums, and has written numerous books on 19th-century American history. This is his second book for Osprey's Fortress more

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