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[Resolution on heavy ordnance and projectiles for use of Navy.]
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Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance is the definitive reference book on Union and Confederate large caliber artillery projectiles, torpedoes, and mines. Some of these projectiles are from the most famous battles of the Civil War, such as those at Fort Sumter, Charleston, Vicksburg, Richmond, Fort Pulaski, Fort Fisher, Mobile Bay, Port Hudson, and the Hampton Roads area of by: 4.
In the Senate of the United States, Jan. 25,on motion of Mr. WILSON --Resolved, That the Committee on the Conduct of the War be instructed to inquire into the efficiency of the heavy. Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance is the definitive reference book on Union and Confederate large caliber artillery projectiles, torpedoes, and mines.
Some of these projectiles are from the most famous battles of the Civil War, such as those at Fort Sumter, Charleston, Vicksburg, Richmond, Fort Pulaski, Fort Fisher, Mobile Bay, Port Hudson, and the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
Folks, U.S. Explosive Ordnance, OP, describes and illustrates United States Navy projectiles, Army and Navy rockets, pyrotechnics, grenades, land mines, bombs, and guided missiles. Please report any typos, or particularly annoying layout issues with the Mail Feedback Form for correction. Richard Pekelney Webmaster.
This book is a working reference guide for the study and identification of Civil War heavy explosive ordnance. I hope that it will serve as a useful guide for both the casual collector and the advanced student of Civil War explosive ordnance.
WAR DEPARTMENT FIELD MANUAL. FM This manual supersedes FM12 Aprilincluding C 1, 17 January. C 2, 20 Apriland C 3, 19 June naval ordnance bureau.; report of capt. wise. the ordnance of the navy comparison between and the foundries. rifled guns.
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It is more powerful than its predecessor, the BLU Background. Civil War Heavy Explosive Ordnance is the definitive reference book on Union and Confederate large caliber artillery projectiles, torpedoes, and mines.
Some of these projectiles are from the most famous battles of the Civil War, such as those at Fort Sumter, Charleston, Vicksburg, and Richmond. Others were fired from famous cannon, such as the “Swamp Angel” of Charleston and.
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The goal of Silent Hammer was to provide a rigorous, analysis-based evaluation of current and future SSGN capabilities within the .