Download e-book for kindle: American Civil War Fortifications (1): Coastal brick and by Angus Konstam,Donato Spedaliere

By Angus Konstam,Donato Spedaliere

ISBN-10: 1841764426

ISBN-13: 9781841764429

The 50 years earlier than the yankee Civil battle observed a growth within the development of coastal forts within the country. those stone and brick forts stretched from New England to the Florida Keys, and so far as the Mississippi River. at first of the struggle a few have been positioned within the secessionist states, and lots of fell into accomplice palms. even if a handful of key websites stayed in Union arms through the struggle, the remaining needed to be received again via bombardment or attack. This ebook examines the layout, building and operational heritage of these fortifications, comparable to fortress Sumter, castle Morgan and fortress Pulaski, which performed a very important half through the Civil War.

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