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Attack & defence

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Title:
Attack & defence
Description:
Notes by Edward Hitchcock describing various methods of attack and ways of defending a fortress from attack. Hitchcock includes detailed descriptions of certain defenses, such as trenches, and parts of a fortress that assist with defense, such as banquettes. Tools needed to create fortifications are also listed.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[1809–1864]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Notes
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 22 Folder 21 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Knowledge
Fortification
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Extent:
1 item (7 pages)
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (date):
The item is undated. Dates provided are taken from the dates of the item's series.
Language:
English