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Warrior #06: Confederate Infantryman, 1861-65

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Publisher Comments:

The American Civil War (1861-1865) was predominantly an infantryman's war. Artillery had improved substantially since 1815 and guns could inflict murderous losses if they had a clear field of fire. But most Civil War battlefields were characterised by sprawling forests and broken ground. Cavalry were important for reconnaissance, raiding and rearguard actions but there was little scope for sabre charges in the grand old manner when infantrymen armed with muzzle-loading rifles could face such tactics with confidence. Ultimately, the Confederacy's survival as a nation would largely depend on the fighting ability of its 642 infantry regiments.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive histories of the design, development and operational use of the world's armored fighting vehicles and artillery.

About the Author

Ian Drury, an experienced editor and military writer, has published a number of books and articles on aspects of military history as varied as the Russo-Turkish War, German WWI Stormtroopers and World War II on the Russian Front. He has made a particular study of the battle of Verdun over a number of years, one result of which has been his now legendary Verdun wargame Hommes Soupes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855324015
Author:
Hook, Christa
Author:
Embleton, Gerry
Illustrator:
Hook, Christa
Author:
Embleton, Gerry
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Campaigns
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Warrior series ;
Series Volume:
006
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
66
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.74 x 7.3 x .2 in .5 lb

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