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American seacoast fortifications

Emanuel Raymond Lewis

American seacoast fortifications

a developmental history.

by Emanuel Raymond Lewis

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Coast defenses -- United States.

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      ContributionsUnited States. National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board.
      LC ClassificationsUG410 .L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 92 p.
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4714151M
      LC Control Number78000268

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Artillerists and Engineers: The Beginnings of American Seacoast Fortifications, – CDSG Press. ISBN. For the somewhat more technically inclined, there is the period book by Winslow, Eben E., "Notes on Seacoast Fortification Construction," Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., (hardcover edition from CDSG, pp.).

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GENERAL REFERENCES Adams, Matthew L., Designating U.S. Seacoast Fortifications: War Department General Orders and Letters from the Adjutant General, self-published. Anderson, David G., and Michael Russo, Native Earthen Architecture in Eastern North America, in Cultural Resources Management Bulletin No.

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As a postdoctoral research associate from to at the Smithsonian Institution, Lewis wrote and illustrated the book "Seacoast Fortifications of the United States: An Introductory History" published by the Smithsonian Institution Press in This followed a previous book; "The Development of American Seacoast Defenses".

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