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Seacoast Fortifications and Field Artillery (Organized Militia Artillery Excluded)

Seacoast Fortifications and Field Artillery (Organized Militia Artillery Excluded)

hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Fortification Appropriations, Sixty-Third Congress, third session, on Jan. 8, 1915

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    Pagination23 p
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    Open LibraryOL15272811M

    The 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment was constituted 1 June in the Regular Army as the 4th Regiment of Artillery and organized from new and existing units with headquarters at Pensacola, a result of the division of the Artillery Corps into Coast and Field Artillery units, the Regiment was broken up 13 February , and its elements reorganized and redesignated as separate Branch: Army. Through most of the period when Fort Worden was an active military base the large field behind the main gun line was used by various reserve units (primarily the National Guard) as a summer campsite when they came out to practice fire the guns, then during times of war these units would be activated to man the guns. The troops would camp in. The Field Artillery on Fort Hood is helping out by reading books online for their affiliated school in Copperas Cove ISD, House Creek Elementary. They took storytime to a new level by reading. FORT HOOD, Texas — Many remember when they were kids and how they got lost in books. During the pandemic, it is giving plenty of those people time to get back into reading. The Field Artillery on Fort Hood is helping out by reading books online for their affiliated school in Copperas Cove ISD, House Creek Elementary. They took storytime to a new level by reading books to kids who are.


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Seacoast Fortifications and Field Artillery (Organized Militia Artillery Excluded) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The three coasts of the United States are dotted with the remains of old fortifications, most in various states of neglect and decay. A few, such as Fort Monroe in Virginia, Castle Clinton in New York, and Fort Adams in Rhode Island, are in good by: 7. Original 1 volume only, 1st Edition book titled: Seacoast Fortifications of the United States: An Introductory History.

Author: Emanuel Raymond Lewis is the author. The book is in very good condition. It has a plastic cover over the entire book jacket. Smithsonian Institute Press is the Rating: % positive.

United States Coast Defense Fortifications (by Joel W. Eastman, Bolling W. Smith and Glen M. Williford) A Guide to the Weapons and Batteries of Modern American Seacoast Defenses (by Mark Berhow and Glen Williford) Ranges and Characteristics of US Army Seacoast Artillery.

Historic Resource Study: Fort Hancock ; Lists and other CDSG download pages. First, Second, and Third System fort list List of Forts and Batteries (NEW revised April ) List of Surviving American Seacoast Weapons. (revised ) List of Army Technical Manual titles (TMs) List of Army Field Manual titles (FMs).

FMCoast Artillery Field Manual, Seacoast Artillery-Formations, Inspections, Service, and Care of Materiel, is pub-lished for the information and guidance of all concerned. ().] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR: G. MARSHALL, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: E. ADAMS, Major General, The Adjutant Size: KB.

This selected bibliography on modern European fortifications, from toprovides a selection of the most important books and articles written on this topic.

The work covers regions and countries and includes many sources on such popular topics such as the Maginot Line along with lesser known fortifications such as the Salpa Line and the Swiss National Redoubt. Service of the Piece: Seacoast Artillery, 8-Inch Gun, Mark VI, Modification 3A2, on Railway Mount M1A1: FM Seacoast Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Gun, Railway Artillery: FM Seacoast Artillery: Operation and Care of Railway Artillery Equipment * FM Seacoast Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Gun (Barbette.

The "Dictator" on flatcar near Petersburg, Va. (Matthew Brady, ) -LOC Collection. Large Heavyweight Seacoast Mortars were typically used for defensive purposes at fixed locations, and in Siege operations, but rarely in other offensive operations.

The large inch Seacoast. Statement showing appropriations, expenditures, and unal- lotted balances for seacoast fortifications and their accessories, to include J Exhibit D.

Field Artillery, statement of expenditures to July 1,balances available for expenditure for such purposes on that date, and amounts additional to such balances intended to be expended in future.

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On December 7,the Harbor Defenses of San Francisco Bay comprised a mixture of modern batteries as typified by Batteries Davis and Townsley; aging--but still potent--coast artillery emplacements constructed at the turn-of-the-century; mobile tractor drawn field artillery and antiaircraft guns; and the underwater minefields that still protected the shipping channels.

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WEST POINT N. Y., Aug Forts of the first and second systems were generally earthwork star forts with some masonry reinforcement, mounting one tier of cannon, usually on the roof of the fort or behind low earthworks. Along with new forts, a few masonry forts of the colonial period were rebuilt under the first system.

The U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps (CAC) was an administrative corps responsible for coastal, harbor, and anti-aircraft defense of the United States and its possessions between and The CAC also operated heavy and railway artillery during World War I.

Practice loading of a inch gun on a disappearing carriage at Fort Hamilton Branch: United States Army. Books shelved as artillery: Field Artillery and Firepower: Updated and Expanded Edition by Jonathan B.A.

Bailey, Fire Power: The British Army: Weapons an. With the exception of the new 3-inch ordnance wrought-iron rifle (fig. 14e), field artillery cannon were bronze: 6-and pounder guns, the pounder Napoleon gun-howitzer, pounder mountain howitzer, and pounder field howitzers, and the Coehorn mortar (fig.

39). Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery, Mission Ready, 75th Field Artillery Brigade (FA BDE), kicked off with two weeks of field exercises on Fort Sill in January.

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fm coast artillery field manual seacoast artillery service of the piece inch mortar (fixed armament). The Organizational History of Field Artillery, –, traces the evolution of one of the U.S. Army’s premier combat arms—field artillery, the King of Battle.

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(Fort Sill, Okla.: School of Fire for Field Artillery, ), by Okla.) United States Army Artillery and Missile School (Fort Sill (page images at HathiTrust) The principles and practice of modern artillery: including artillery material, gunnery and organization and use of artillery in warfare / (London: J.

Murray, ), by Charles Henry. The Coast Artillery Journal by Coast Artillery Training Center (U.S.), Coast Artillery School (U.S.), United States Coast Artillery Association, United States.

Army. Coast Artillery,Coast Artillery Training Center edition, in English. 18, pages of World War II military field manuals. Some of the material was not declassified until October, Coast Artillery Field Manual: Seacoast Artillery Fire Control and Position Finding 8-inch Gun Employment of Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Employment of Antiaircraft Artillery Guns Field Fortifications Camouflage.

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The next two books in the list (one Union and one Confederate in perspective) explore the big guns in action. One of my favorites, and one of the better White Mane titles from its run, is Schiller's study of the devastating effects of Civil War large-bore rifled artillery on a Third System masonry fort.

Seacoast artillery were the heaviest pieces and were intended to be used in permanent fortifications along the seaboard. They were primarily designed to fire on attacking warships Template:Harv. The distinctions are somewhat arbitrary, as field, siege and garrison, and seacoast artillery were all used in various attacks and defenses of.

Sep 2, - Explore jfk70's board "Seacoast Cannons" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cannon, Guns and War pins. History. The Field Artillery is one of the Army's combat arms, traditionally one of the three major branches (with Infantry and Armor).It refers to those units that use artillery weapons systems to deliver surface-to-surface long range indirect fire.

Indirect fire means that the projectile does not follow the line of sight to the target. Mortars are not field artillery weapons; they are Branch: United States Army. This was field artillery, so it was deployed on battlefields.

This gun was portable and lightweight, making it a prime choice for both offensive and defensive roles in the Union and the Confederacy. Rifled cannons were not as effective on the battlefield, but they were useful in knocking down enemy forts because rifling causes the projectile to.

heavy artillery works were ready for guns, and No. 3 and No. 6 already had been armed with pounder Parrotts and inch seacoast mortars, hauled to the works by horses.∞ Eventually fourteen heavy batteries, five redoubts, and an unknown number of emplacements for field guns were constructed by McClellan’s men.

Battery No. 1,Cited by: 2. A History of Portsmouth Armory A History of Portsmouth Armory; the building was the center of military presence for the City of Portsmouth and the surrounding seacoast region.

and organized on 21 November in Portsmouth. It was redesignated Service Battery, th Armored Field Artillery Battalion on 1 Decemberand redesignated. Seacoast artillery was the branch concerned with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications.

Naval and military historians believed that one shore-based gun equaled three naval guns of the same caliber, due to the steadiness of the coastal gun which allowed for significantly higher accuracy than their sea. Most of the artillery in the South came from the local Federal forts and armories captured by the Confederates shortly after hostilities commenced.

This inventory consisted of quite a number of heavy siege and seacoast artillery pieces but only a small number of field pieces. History. The 9th Coast Artillery was constituted 27 February and organized 1 July as the Regular Army component of the Harbor Defenses of Boston (HD Boston), Massachusetts until early ; the st Coast Artillery was the Massachusetts National Guard component of those defenses.

On 23 February the 9th was relieved of this duty and soon deactivated as part of an Army-wide Part of: Harbor Defenses of Boston.

Seacoast Fortifications of the United States. Annapolis: Leeward Publications. ISBN McGovern, Terrance and Smith, Bolling, American Coastal Defences (Fortress series, Book 44), Osprey PublishingISBN ; Miller, H. W., LTC, USA (). Railway Artillery, Vols. I and II. Washington: US Government.

Fort Mills (Corregidor, the Philippines) was the location of US Major General George F. Moore's headquarters for the Philippine Department's Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays in early World War II, and was the largest seacoast fort in the Philippines.

Most of this Coast Artillery Corps fort was built – by the United States Army Corps of by: United States Army Corps of Engineers. The 22nd Coast Artillery Regiment was a Coast Artillery regiment in the United States was the garrison of the Harbor Defenses of Portsmouth in World War II.

The 22nd CA (Harbor Defense) (HD) Regiment was active from February until broken up in Country: United States.The fort was first built during the Indian Wars. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark and serves as home of the United States Army Field Artillery School as well as the Marine Corps' site for Field Artillery MOS school, United States Army Air Defense Artillery School, the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, and the 75th Field Artillery on: Lawton, Oklahoma.By Paul Snyder Atlantic News, December 5 & 12, [Fifty-five years after the start of the Second World War, Les Stevens recounts his experiences manning New Hampshire's coastal defences.] World War I started in June of with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian gunman in Sarajevo in what is now called Bosnia, once part of Yugoslavia.