By Perry D. Jamieson
Weapons superior speedily after the Civil battle, elevating tough questions about the conflict strategies hired via the U.S. military. the main basic challenge used to be the dominance of the tactical shielding, whilst defenders secure by way of fieldworks may possibly bring lethal fireplace from rifles and artillery opposed to attackers advancing in close-ordered strains. The vulnerability of those offensive forces as they crossed the so-called "deadly floor" in entrance of shielding positions was once even better with the development of armaments after the Civil War.
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