By Angus Konstam,Donato Spedaliere

The 50 years sooner than the yank Civil warfare observed a increase within the building of coastal forts within the country. those stone and brick forts stretched from New England to the Florida Keys, and so far as the Mississippi River. at first of the battle a few have been positioned within the secessionist states, and plenty of fell into accomplice arms. even if a handful of key websites stayed in Union arms through the struggle, the remaining needed to be received again via bombardment or attack. This e-book examines the layout, building and operational background of these fortifications, equivalent to castle Sumter, castle Morgan and fortress Pulaski, which performed a vital half during the Civil War.

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