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Weapons of the Civil WarThe Civil War is considered by many to be the first modern war.Battles became more deadly as weapons were improved which greatly increased battle field casualties.
Lets take a look at some weapons used during the civil war.
What are these fierce cannons called ?
What do you think they were used for ?
Heres another look at the Union snake plan. Do you remember what its called?
What are these ships called? What kind of ships did they soon make obsolete?Which ship was nicknamed cheese box on a raft?
What has the firepower of 100 men and shoots 250-600 rounds per minute?
Why didnt they use more of these nasty looking machines in the Civil War?
The North and the South both used hot air balloons for spying.
Would you like to take a ride in one?
These contraptions were very dangerous, and not very reliable.
What do you suppose they could be?
The Union army experimented more with hand grenades, although the South did copy some Northern designs.
Whats that thing on the right called?
These cannons were commonly used by both sides during the Civil War. They were named after a famous French military leader who almost conquered Europe. Can you guess who he is?
3 Types of cannon shot- Canister shot- Solid shot- Hotchkiss timed canister shot
These earthworks protected soldiers.What are they called? Name 2 wars that widely used _____.