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By Angus Konstam,Donato Spedaliere

The 50 years ahead of the yankee Civil struggle observed a growth within the building of coastal forts within the usa. those stone and brick forts stretched from New England to the Florida Keys, and so far as the Mississippi River. in the beginning of the battle a few have been positioned within the secessionist states, and lots of fell into accomplice arms. even though a handful of key websites stayed in Union arms through the struggle, the rest needed to be received again via bombardment or attack. This publication examines the layout, building and operational heritage of these fortifications, comparable to castle Sumter, fortress Morgan and castle Pulaski, which performed a vital half throughout the Civil War.

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