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" ... degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly. The parapet was not less than twenty-five feet thick, with an inclination of only one foot. The revetment was five feet nine inches high, from the floor of the gun chambers, and these... "
Chronicles of the Cape Fear river, 1660-1916 - Page 382
by James Sprunt - 1916 - 732 pages
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Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler ...

Benjamin Franklin Butler - Generals - 1892 - 1152 pages
...twenty feet high from the bearme to the top of the parapet, at an angle of forty-five degrees, and were sodded with marsh grass which grew luxuriantly. The parapet was not less than twenty- five feet thick with an inclination of one foot. The revertment was five feet nine inches high...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS VOLUME XXI

R. A. BROCK - 1893
...slope was twenty feet high from the berme to the top of the parapet, at an angle of forty-five degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....inclination of only one foot. The revetment was five feel nine inches high from the floor of the gun chambers, and these were some twelve feet or more from...
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The Maine Bugle ..., Volume 1

Maine - 1894
...feet high from the berme to the top of the parapet, which was not less than twenty-five feet thick. The revetment was five feet nine inches high from the floor of the gun-chambers. The guns were all THE GREAT MOUND AT THE ANGLK. mounted in barbette, on columbiad carriages;...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R A BROCK - 1897
...slope was twenty feet high from the berme to the top of the parapet, at an angle of forty-five degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....parapet was not less than twenty-five feet thick. The guns were all mounted en barbette, with Columbiad carriages: there was not a single casemated gun...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R A BROCK - 1897
...slope was twenty feet high from the berme to the top of the parapet, at an angle of forty-five degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....parapet was not less than twenty-five feet thick. The guns were all mounted en barbette, with Columbiad carriages: there was not a single casemated gun...
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Civil War papers: read before the Commandery of the state of ..., Volume 1

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts - United States - 1900 - 631 pages
...slope was twenty feet high from the berm to the top of the parapet, at an angle of fortyfive degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....interior plane. The guns were all mounted in barbette, Columbiad carriages ; there was not a single casemated gun in the fort. Between the gun chambers, containing...
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Civil War Papers: Read Before the Commandery of the State of ..., Volume 1

Massachusetts - 1900
...The outer slope was twenty feet high from the berm to the top of the parapet, at an angle of 45, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....was five feet nine inches high from the floor of the gun-chambers, and these were some twelve feet or more from the interior plane. The guns were all mounted...
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Civil War papers: read before the Commandery of the state of Massachusetts ...

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts - Massachusetts - 1900 - 631 pages
...of only one foot. The revetment was five feet nine inches high from the floor of the gun-chambers, and these were some twelve feet or more from the interior...mounted in barbette, on Columbiad carriages ; there was not a single casemated gun in the fort. Between the gun-chambers, containing one or two guns each...
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The North Carolina Booklet: Great Events in North Carolina History, Volumes 1-2

Mrs. E. E. Moffitt - Local history - 1901
...and counterscarp, so essential for defence against storming parties, the shifting sands rendering its construction impossible with the material available....carriages, there being no casemated gun in the fort. Between the gun chambers, containing one or two guns each, there were twenty heavy guns on the land...
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histories of the several regiments and battalions from north carolina in the ...

walter clark - 1901
...The outer slope was 20 feet high from the berme to the top of the parapet, at an angle of 45 degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly....some twelve feet or more from the interior plane. The g\ins were all mounted eii barbette, on Columbiad carriages ; there was not a single casemated gun...
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