By Angus Konstam
The 50 years sooner than the yank Civil battle observed a growth within the development of coastal forts within the u . s . a .. those stone and brick forts stretched from New England to the Florida Keys, and so far as the Mississippi River. before everything of the battle a few have been situated within the secessionist states, and lots of fell into accomplice fingers. even if a handful of key websites remained in Union fingers through the conflict, the remaining needed to be gained again via bombardment or attack. This ebook examines the layout, development and operational historical past of these fortifications, resembling citadel Sumter, fortress Morgan and castle Pulaski, which performed a very important half during the Civil conflict.
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