Siege artillery in the campaigns against Richmond, with notes on the 15-inch gun including an algebraic analysis of the trajectory of a shot in its ricochets upon smooth water : illustrated by accurate drawings of a large collection of the rifle projectiles and fuzes used by each army in Virginia by Abbot, Henry L.

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Published by D.S. Thomas in Arendtsville, Pa. (P.O. Box 52, Arendtsville 17303) .

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Places:

  • Richmond (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States. Army -- Artillery -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Artillery, Field and mountain -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865.,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Book details

Other titlesSiege artillery.
Statementby Henry L. Abbot.
SeriesProfessional papers (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers) ;, no. 14.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE477.61 .A23 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p., [6] folded p. of plates :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2079942M
LC Control Number88115995

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The Richmond–Petersburg campaign was a series of battles around Petersburg, Virginia, fought from Jto April 2,during the American Civil gh it is more popularly known as the siege of Petersburg, it was not a classic military siege, in which a city is usually surrounded and all supply lines are cut off, nor was it strictly limited to actions against Petersburg.

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Abbott commanded siege artillery during the successful bombardment of. A weapon of this type was tested at Fort Monroe inand two different Sawyer weapons, a pounder rifle and a inch, were used in the Siege of Richmond of –65, although the pounder burst at the tenth round and the inch rifle was seldom used.

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