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The author wishes to thank the following for their generous assistance: the staff at the Petersburg National Battlefield (including Chris Calkins, Park Historian; James H. Blankenship, Jr., Historian/Curator; Christopher T. Ziegler, Archaeological Technician; and Nathaniel Irwin.Thanks are also due to Robert E. L. Krick, Historian, Richmond National Battlefield Park; Bernard J. Fisher, Richmond Civil War Round Table; James H. Ogden III, Park Historian, Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park; David M. Reel, Curator of Fine Art & Decorative Art, West Point Museum, US Military Academy; Richard Hatcher III, Park Historian, Fort Sumter National Monument; Mark R.Terry; and Bobby L. Lovett.

Artist's note

Readers may care to note that the original paintings from which the color plates in this book were prepared are available for private sale. All reproduction copyright whatsoever is retained by the Publishers. All inquiries should be addressed to:

Peter Dennis, Fieldhead.The Park, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 2AT.UK

The Publishers regret that they can enter into no correspondence upon this matter.


Distances, ranges, and dimensions are given in Imperial measures.To covert these figures to metric, the following conversion formulae are provided:

I inch 2.54cm

I foot 0.3048m

I yard 0.9144m

I mile 1.609km

I pound 0.4536kg

The Fortress Study Group (FSG)

The object of the FSG is to advance the education of the public in the study of all aspects of fortifications and their armaments, especially works constructed to mount or resist artillery.The FSG holds an annual conference in September over a long weekend with visits and evening lectures, an annual tour abroad lasting about eight days, and an annual Members' Day.

The FSG journal FORT is published annually, and its newsletter Casemate is published three times a year. Membership is international. For further details, please contact:

The Secretary, do 6 Lanark Place, London W9 I BS, UK

The Coast Defense Study Group (CDSG)

The Coast Defense Study Group (CDSG) is a non-profit corporation formed to promote the study of coast defenses and fortifications, primarily but not exclusively those of the United States of America; their history, architecture, technology, and strategic and tactical employment. Membership in the CDSG includes four issues of the organization's two quarterly publications, the Coosi Defense Journal and the CDSG Newsletter. For more information about the CDSG please visit, or to join the CDSG, write to:

The Coast Defense Study Group, Inc., 634 Silver Dawn Court, Zionsville, IN 46077-9088, USA (Attn: Glen Williford)

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