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By Ron Field,Peter Dennis

the yank Civil warfare observed an immense improvement within the use of box fortifications, the results of the sensible software of antebellum West-Point educating, and the lethal impression of rifled infantry guns and artillery. either the Federal and accomplice armies started to strengthen way more refined structures of box fortification, and the bigger box works and fortifications surrounding Washington, DC and Richmond, VA have been redesigned and rebuilt numerous occasions. This quantity explores the position of land and box fortifications within the japanese and overland campaigns of the Civil battle among 1861 and 1865. specific cognizance is dedicated to the nine-month siege of Petersburg, the place way of life in the redoubts, lunettes, redans, bomb-proofs, trenches and rifle pits is vividly described.

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