The Cannon Civil War Confederate States Art
Photograph - Photography
The Cannon......by Reid Callaway
Civil War Art
Confederate States Military Art
A cannon on Kennesaw mountain just outside of Atlanta, Georgia used in the War Between the States or The Civil War and used by the CSA. (Confederate States of America) in the Battle of Atlanta. Part of the ravages of the Civil War during the Battle of Atlanta was be seen in the classic movie Gone With The Wind.
A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is any piece of artillery that uses gunpowder or other usually explosive-based propellants to launch a projectile. Cannon vary in calibre, range, mobility, rate of fire, angle of fire, and firepower; different forms of cannon combine and balance these attributes in varying degrees, depending on their intended use on the battlefield. The word cannon is derived from several languages, in which the original definition can usually be translated as tube, cane, or reed. In the modern era, the term cannon has fallen into decline, replaced by "guns" or "artillery" if not a more specific term such as "mortar" or "howitzer", except for in the field of aerial warfare, where it is often used as shorthand for autocannon.
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July 24th, 2016
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