S: The Civil War
BC: Citation | 1}. yahoo photos/civil war, weapons, railroads. | 2}. www.civilwarhome/civilwarweapons.htm nov.24 2006.
FC: The Civil War | by Alex Seanger
1: New Weaponry | Weaponry was very affective in battle making battle tactics more deadly and effective.
2: How It Helped | Civil war fighting tactics were to run as fast as you can towards the enemy | and get close enough to use the musket. but with the new mini ball and rifled musket they
3: running into a slaughter. These two things made the gun accurate up to 600 yards, and a deadly killing machine. The cannon waq | was even rifled, now.it could hit harder and shoot farther. And it made the cannon more accurate.
4: Disadvantages Of New Weaponry | Technology was very helpful in the civil war. With inventions such as the rifled | musket, cannon, and mini ball it was much easier to kill on the battle field. But combined with old battle tactics, there was a
5: massive death count. So both sides were really feeling this war. So if this war never had these advancements there would be | less deaths.
6: Advantages Of New Weaponry | The advantages of new weaponry were that it would change how we view war and | create new and effective battle tactics and weaponry through the years to come.
7: Some more advantages were creating the telegraph and using the railroads to the Norths advantage, | this leaded to the norths victory because the south was lacking food supplies and clothing so many died from sickness as well.
8: Conclusion | My conclusion is that the civil war was necessary to earn the true freedom of all citizens of America. | And I'm glad we had new weaponry because if that would have never been invented allot of todays weapon's
9: may have never had been invented and we might not be as advanced as we are today. These weapons do exist today, but in | different forms. The rifled barrel still exists but is used most commonly for hunting. Cannons also still exist.