Civil War Infantry Tactics | Student of the American Civil War

This is another excellent work by Professor Earl Hess. He begins by discussing the system of linear tactics Civil War armies used. “The system involved shoulder-to-shoulder lines, columns, and a range of complicated maneuvers to take a unit from one formation to another. The idea was to wed tactics to the capabilities of the single-shot,…
— Read on studycivilwar.wordpress.com/2019/11/17/civil-war-infantry-tactics/

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