Caisson with limber

Civil War equipment could be an education in itself, such as this artillery caisson and limber. (Like the New York one that was dragged away from the Northwest Bastion when the horses spooked.) Each article had to be mastered by the gun crews, who were generally the best educated troops on the battlefield, for their work required precision and discipline.

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About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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