The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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By March 1793 the war had occasioned many sieges, both long and short. At such a high cost in men and matériel a siege was not undertaken lightly. Two weapons of choice were used: the mortar and the howitzer.. . .