The Artilleryman Magazine Fall 2011 Issue

The Fall 2011 edition of the Artilleryman is out this month.  Featured articles include:

  • A profile of Robinson’s Battery – Battery C, 1st Michigan Light Artillery – a reenacting group, by John Hughes.
  • The story of the Lafayette Gun currently on display at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, by Bob Ruegessgger.
  • Development, Use of the Boremann Fuse in the US Civil War by Thomas S. Dickey (reprint from an earlier edition).
  • Restored 6-pdr field gun now on display at the Iowa Veterans Museum by Dennis C. Bresson.  This gun had been stored for many years and is only recently put on display.
  • Historical View of Confederate Artillery in the Valley in 1864 by M.W. Humphreys (another article from the archives).

Book reviews in this issue include:

  • Summer Thunder: A Battlefield Guide to the Artillery at Gettysburg by Matt Spruill, reviewed by Peter Frandsen.
  • Confederate Torpedoes: Two Illustrated 19th Century Works with New Appendicies and Photographs by Gabriel J. Raines and Peter S. Michie, edited by Herbert M. Schiller.  Reviewed by Dale Biever.

Four pages of editor’s notes and letters round out this issue. Another good read, going into my day pack as I head out to work.

Published by Craig Swain

"Historical marker hunter" and Civil War enthusiast.

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