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Rocks and Rifles

The Influence of Geology on Combat and Tactics during the American Civil War

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This book discusses the relationship between geology and fighting during the American Civil War. Terrain was largely determined by the underlying rocks and how the rocks weathered. This book explores the difference in rock type between multiple battlegrounds and how these rocks influenced the combat, tactics, and strategies employed by the soldiers and their commanding officers at different scales.

Product code: 9783030008765

ISBN 9783030008765
Dimensions H235xW155
Series Advances in Military Geosciences
Edition 1st ed. 2019
No. of pages 321
Publisher Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Terrain was largely determined by the underlying rocks and how the rocks weathered. This book explores the difference in rock type between multiple battlegrounds and how these rocks influenced the combat, tactics, and strategies employed by the soldiers and their commanding officers at different scales.