American Artillery in the Mexican War 1846-1847

American Artillery in the Mexican War 1846-1847

Date: May 1969
Creator: Dillon, Lester R.
Description: This thesis presents a history of the United States' war with Mexico with a focus on the maturing of the United States artillery on the battlefields of Mexico.
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A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Description: Poster is a color drawing of a large military gun mounted on a train truck. The gun is being fired, and similar guns are seen firing in the distance. Small figures of soldiers can be seen covering their ears. The background is a brightly colored yellow and orange sky.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Date: August 16, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 16, 1864]

Date: August 16, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara was written while he was on the march in Louisiana. He describes the troops that are gathered and speculates on the purpose of their movements. He mentions that he has been invited to dine with Captain McDavid.
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[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.
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[Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

[Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

Date: January 1, 1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Description: Letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.
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Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.

Date: December 9, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Outlines the scope of the examination for gunners, to be taken by U.S. Army personnel, U.S. Military Academy cadets, members of R.O.T.C. units, and C.M.T.C. trainees.
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Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Date: November 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "The purpose of this manual is to prescribe formations and procedures for anti-aircraft artillery units and for ceremonies and inspections."
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20-MM aircraft gun matériel M1 and M2.

20-MM aircraft gun matériel M1 and M2.

Date: April 2, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "In addition to a description of the 20-mm aircraft gun matériel M1 and M2, this manual contains technical information required for the identification, use, and care of the matériel."
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Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

Date: February 1946
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [8-inch gun M1 and 240-mm howitzer M1] by the personnel normally assigned to one howitzer of gun section of the firing battery and by other firing battery personnel." Covers both the 8-inch gun M1 and the 240-mm howitzer M1. Prescribes duties to be performed in the service of both pieces of artillery.
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