By Jack Coggins
Profusely illustrated with countless numbers of the author's personal drawings, Jack Coggins's impressive encyclopedia of army and expertise additionally describes such apparatus as pontoon bridges, corduroy roads, "excelsior" percussion grenades, "freak guns," siege artillery, mines, and submarine torpedoes. supplying a brand new view on how army assets determined the result not just of battles, yet of the struggle besides, the textual content additionally comprises on-the-scene reviews by means of Union and accomplice infantrymen approximately gear and camp lifestyles more often than not.
A must-have booklet for each Civil warfare fanatic and for readers drawn to the improvement of weaponry.
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