John Armstrong (Surveyor)

John Armstrong (Surveyor)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Major-General John Armstrong (31 March 1674 - 15 April 1742) was a British Engineer and Soldier. Armstrong joined the Williamite Army of Ireland in 1691. In 1697 he joined the Duke of Ormonde's Horse Guards. In August 1711, during the War of the Spanish Succession, he constructed overnight a large battery of artillery with which the enemy was bombarded furiously and successfully in the morning at the Siege of Bouchain.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136709538
  • 9786136709536