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Browsing named entities in H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia.. You can also browse the collection for 1840 AD or search for 1840 AD in all documents.

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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia., Chapter 6: military Polity—The means of national defence best suited to the character and condition of a country, with a brief account of those adopted by the several European powers. (search)
ion and of the Empire. Table. Dates. Population. Budget.Army.Remarks. Of State.Of the Army.Peace Estab.War Estab.   Livres.Livres.Men.Men.  178824,000,000500,000,000100,000,000180,000360,000    Francs.Francs.    181428,000,000800,000,000180,000,000255,000340,000Ordinance of 1814. 182331,000,000900,000,000200,000,000280,000390,000Minister of War. 183032,000,0001,000,000,000220,000,000312,000500,000Report of Minister of War. 184034,000,0001,170,000,000242,000,000312,000-Budget of 1840. 184235,000,0001,200,000,000285,000,000370,000520,000Estimated Expenses of 1842. From these data we see that the great European powers at the present day maintain, in time of peace, military establishments equal to about one-hundredth part of their entire population. The geographical position of a, country also greatly influences the degree and character of its military preparation. It may be bordered on one or more sides by mountains and other obstacles calculated to diminish the
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia., Chapter 7: sea-coast defences..—Brief description of our maritime fortifications, with an Examination of the several Contests that have taken place between ships and forts, including the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, and on St. Jean d'acre (search)
s of any note, that ships have gained advantage, are those of the attack on Copenhagen in 1801; the passage of the Dardanelles, in 1807; the attack on Algiers, in 1816; the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, in 1838; and the attack on St. Jean d'acre, in 1840. Let us examine these examples a little in detail :-- Copenhagen.--The British fleet sent to attack Copenhagen, in 1801, consisted of fifty-two sail, eighteen of them being line-of-battle ships, four frigates, &c. They sailed from Yarmouth r6178,094 811830 and 1838 Vandalia,2090,977 88182859,181 341832 and 1834 Lexington,20?114,622 35182683,386 521827 and 1837 Warren,20?99,410 011826152,596 031830 and 1838 Fairfield,20100,490 35182665,918 261831 and 1837 Natches, Broken up in 1840.20?106,232 191827129,969 801829 and 1836 Boxer,1030,697 88183128,780 481834 and 1840 Enterprise,1027,938 63183120,716 591834 and 1840 Grampus,1023,627 42182196,086 361825 and 1840 Dolphin,1038,522 62183615,013 351839 and 1840 Shark,1023,627 4
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia., Chapter 11: army organization.—Artillery.—Its history and organization, with a brief Notice of the different kinds of Ordnance, the Manufacture of Projectiles, &c. (search)
e élementaire de la fabrication des bouches à feu. Dartein. Traite de l'art de fabriquer la poudre à canon. Bottee et Riffault, L'art du salpetrier. Bottee et Riffault. Dictionary of artillery. Hoyer. (German.) New Experiments on gunnery. Hutton--(Hutton's Tracts.) Des bois propres au service Des Arsenaux. Herbir de Halles. Instruction sur le service de l'artillerie. Hulot. Manoeuvres de force. Bigot. Balistique. Obenheim. Treatise on artillery. German. Scharnhorst. (Translated into French, 1840.) Essai sur l'art de pointer. Poumet. Reflexions sur la fabrication des bouches à feu Lamartilliere. Memoire sur la planchette du canonnier. Obenheim. Aide-Meimoire. Gassendi. Observations on the use of artillery at the sieges of Badajos, St, Sebastian, &c. Treatise on artillery. Lallemand. Elemens de pyrotechnic. Ruggieri Nouvelle force maritime. Paixhans, Dictionnaire d'artillerie. Cotty. Recherches balistiques. Coste. Poudres fulminantes. Vergnaud. Maniel de la metallurgie du fer. Culman. <