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" The land armament, with palisades and torpedoes, had been destroyed. For the first time in the history of sieges the land defences of the works were destroyed, not by the act of the besieging army, but by the concentrated fire, direct and enfilading,... "
Massachusetts in the Army and Navy During the War of 1861-65 - Page 131
by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Charles Webster Wilson, Florence Wyman Jaques - 1896
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS VOLUME XXI

R. A. BROCK - 1893
...assaulted it until its land defences had been destroyed by gradual approaches. looked on in safety, but by the concentrated fire, direct and enfilading, of an immense fleet, poured upon them for three days and two nights without intermission until the guns were dismounted, torpedo wires cut,...
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Civil War Papers: Read Before the Commandery of the State of ..., Volume 1

Massachusetts - 1900
...For the first time in the history of sieges the land defences of the works were destroyed, not by the act of the besieging army, but by the concentrated...the slopes of the work were rendered practicable for assault." Why the first expedition was a failure and the second a success has never been rightly understood....
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Histories of the several regiments and battalions from North ..., Volume 5

Walter Clark - North Carolina - 1901
...been destroyed by gradual approaches. For the first time in the history of sieges the land defenses of the works were destroyed, not by any act of the...the slopes of the work were rendered practicable for assault. ADDENDA. In a note to the editor Colonel Lamb in writing of the repulse of Butler and Porter...
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histories of the several regiments and battalions from north carolina in the ...

walter clark - 1901
...been destroyed by gradual approaches. For the first time in the history of sieges the land defenses of the works were destroyed, not by any act of the...immense fleet poured upon them without intermission, f until torpedo wires were cut, palisades breached so that they actually afforded cover for assailants,...
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Operations on the Atlantic Coast, 1861-1865, Virginia, 1862, 1864, Vicksburg

Atlantic States - 1912 - 585 pages
...defences of the work were destroyed, not by any act of the besieging party, which looked on in safety, but by the concentrated fire, direct and enfilading, of an immense fleet, poured upon them 1 See 95 WR 425, a se$. ED. r for three days and two nights without intermission, until the guns...
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The Maine Bugle ..., Volumes 4-5

Maine - 1897
...the first time in the history of sieges, the land defenses of the works were destroyed, not by the act of the besieging army, but by the concentrated...the slopes of the work were rendered practicable for assault." Century War Books, p. 6j4. Why the first expedition was a failure and the second a success...
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