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30d. Weapons

Once again, I do not feel that I can do justice to a topic about which I have little expertise.  I do, however, feel that the reader needs an understanding of the weapons that fought these battles. So I will turn to the experts to explain them:   

Personal weapons:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rifles_in_the_American_Civil_War

The breech-loading SHARP’s:

https://www.americanrifleman.org/content/the-breechloading-sharps-history-performance/?fbclid=IwAR1L83LUp-oIfiNEnSou7xD3eBrYba4ZuHIb2xSeYCa07l3lcInyuhyLSYs

ARTILLERY:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_artillery_in_the_American_Civil_War#:~:text=Field%20artillery%20in%20the%20American%20Civil%20War%20refers%20to%20the,or%20coastal%20or%20naval%20artillery.

https://www.essentialcivilwarcurriculum.com/civil-war-artillery.html

Basic facts:

http://www.civilwarartillery.com/

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/10-facts-civil-war-artillery

https://www.britannica.com/video/195082/types-artillery-American-Civil-War

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