Technology and the civil war book
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US Civil War Weapons and Tactics Civil War Technology Military Documentary Film
The American Civil War , fought between the Union and Confederate forces, took place from to During the war, a variety of weapons were used on both sides. These weapons include edged weapons such as knives and swords, firearms such as, rifled-muskets , breech loaders and repeating weapons , various field guns such as artillery, and new weapons such as the early grenade and machine gun.
List of weapons in the American Civil War
Aide-de-Camp : A soldier who was appointed by an officer to be his confidential assistant. The aide wrote and delivered orders and held a position of responsibility which required him to know troop positions and where officer quarters were located. The aide-de-camp was an officer by virtue of his position and he took orders from his commander only. Antebellum : pronounced an-tee-bel-uhm A term often used to describe the United States of America before the outbreak of the Civil War. Army : The largest organizational group of soldiers, made up of one or more corps.
Published in September , the collection draws articles from the archives of Scientific American. Any Civil War buff is familiar with the technological advances of that era: the carnage caused when tactics failed to accommodate breech-loading rifled muskets and artillery pieces, the truly revolutionary introduction of armored ships and railroad networks, and the merely tantalizing deployment of submerged warships and reconnaissance balloons.
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