The Man Behind the Guns A Biography of General Henry J. Hunt, Commander of Artillery, Army of the Potomac by Edward G. Longacre

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Published by Combined Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Historical - U.S.,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Biography: general,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12278929M
ISBN 101580970575
ISBN 109781580970570

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The deadly accurate guns of the Union artillery were the most feared weapons on Civil War battlefields. General Henry Jackson Hunt, the highest-ranking artillery officer in the Union army, was "the man behind the guns"-the military genius who transformed a disorganized artillery corps into the most effective service arm of the army.

The Man Behind The Guns: A Military Biography Of General Henry J. Hunt, Commander Of Artillery, Army Of The Potomac/5. The book is a biography, so it is not a good source of data about artillery pieces, projectiles, etc.

The Man Behind The Guns is an excellent source of info about Hunt, and the army's policy and practices on artillery. I've known of Hunt's work in setting up the artillery reserve for the AOP, and a reserve ammunition train.

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