Case shot and practice of fire: A conundrum?

Consider this figure: This particular figure appeared in “Elementary Lectures on artillery: Prepared for the use of the gentlemen cadets of the Royal Military Academy” by Captains Charles Henry Owen and Thomas Longworth Dames, published in 1861. ¬†And as “Royal” implied, these were English officers and not Americans. ¬†Still, the technology was the same andContinue reading “Case shot and practice of fire: A conundrum?”