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The general classification of Artillery was based on caliber and weight. The other factors considered include mobility, as well as the carriage form or mounting. Notably, "Field" artillery was regarded ordnance light, as well as mobile to help in maneuvering during battle.
Numerous larger guns used by the North and South were locked permanently in fortifications. The defense in Washington alone had 98 mortars and 807 guns. Many of such fortification guns were never used in attacking the enemy via the entire war.
Regarding the Northern armies, they were uniformly equipped with the 12-pounder Napoleon, 10- pounder, or 3-inch rifle parrots. Although the Northern were armed, their artillery batteries usually had a number of non-standard guns, and all every gun called for different ammunitions.
The North had many advantages compared to the South in acquiring small arms. The advantages were the resultant of the fact that the Confederacy entirely relied on the smuggled imports following the advanced naval blockade. The North thus accessed different models from England and France as the Confederate army imported them.
According to Allen, in the article Artillery, the organization of Artillery fell into two categories, the union and confederate. Batteries for the union artillery were often constituted of six guns used in three, sections, involving two guns. There were three sections; right, middle, and right sections.
Battery for Confederate constituted of four guns. The four guns were of different types, and therefore, supply for the Confederate ammunition to artillery batteries became very difficult to implement. Each Confederate composed of almost sixty-eight men.
A Field Artillery battery incorporated six guns at full strength. All guns were linked to a limber being pulled by horses; a caisson was also used to offer more support. There were two chests
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Daily Life In Northeast Arkansas During The Civil War.
Civil war in Arkansas dates back in the 1861 through 1865. The civil war resulted from the secession from the union by a divided group of Arkansas. Arkansas was a frontier state inhabited by many slaves, located in a fertile land, with widely varied landscape and river Mississippi cutting across it.
Meanwhile, in the Western theater of military operations, the troops of Generals Grant and Banks gained absolute control over the valley of the Mississippi River, dividing the territory of the Confederacy in two. 1863 ended with the defeat of the Southerners in Chattanooga, which was a unique gateway to the East.
James Fearon (2007), defines a civil war as "a violent conflict within a country fought by organized groups that aim to take power at the center or in a region, or to change government policies". Since it is a protracted internal violence and as compared to interstate wars it may last for decades (Fearon and Laitin 2003; Fearon 2004), therefore it can be differentiated from revolution or coup d'etat.
It was likely that a number of African American women fought on both sides during the American Revolution. However, no clear records survive. In the War of 1812, African American women made medical supplies and tended the sick and wounded1. It was the Civil War (1831-1865) that gave women the most direct opportunity to become involved in conflict2.
However, in the history of the United States, since freeing themselves from British control, no war has ever been fought on American soil, accept one; the American Civil War. This war began when the Unions pressures to disband and do away with the slave industry that the south was entirely dependent upon.
Increasingly, the children began to serve as combatants, spies, sentries, bodyguards, porters, and informants (Williams 75). This was especially so in Sierra Leone where many children were part of organized military units complete with uniforms
The North had more population but it also had more railroad mileage, iron and steel production and even other factories. Even the value of the exports of the North is greater than the South. These are indications of a