By Philip Katcher
Possibly the main influential arm of both military within the prosecution of the yankee Civil struggle, the artillery of each side grew to become hugely expert firms, centralizing their artillery, organizing artillery battalions from person batteries and giving their commanders better ranks than box artillerymen had formerly held. In conflict, the advent of the 12-pdr. Napoleon , heavily through rifled cannon, supplied a variety and gear formerly unknown on American soil. This booklet information this important cog within the war-machine of either sides.
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