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The "scientific" branch of service has always held that the proper animal to draw a field-piece is the horse.
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It was demonstrated that two mules can pull a Gatling gun with 10,000 rounds of ammunition, loaded down with rations and forage, where eight horses are required to draw a field-piece; and that mules are equally as easy to manage under fire as horses.
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The report of the field-piece burst with startling suddenness upon the quiet summer morning, and a dense cloud of grayish-colored smoke spurted from the muzzle of the gun.
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There was a heavy gun, which made a deep rumbling sound, and this sound was supplemented by the sharp crack of a field-piece.
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It was also found that they were firing four 3-inch field-pieces of a similar character in this battery, as well as two mountain guns.
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The gun is pointed in the same manner as a mortar, and fired in the same manner as a field-piece.
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There was no firing of field-pieces during all this time of which any account is necessary.
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The field-pieces were even less useful during this time than they were on the 1st of July, if such a thing could be possible.
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It should be remembered that a field-piece throws a shell which breaks into 273 fragments.
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Therefore, at any effective range, the machine gun is far superior to a field-piece against anything except material obstacles.
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As the second-hands of our watches showed the minute of twelve, noon, a field-piece burst upon the stillness of the sultry day, and the band began the strains of "The Star-spangled Banner.
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The military were marshalled in all directions; the streets were lined with field-pieces; no one was abroad; all the shops were shut.
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Among the recent captures of Marion were two old field-pieces.
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On this retreat, Marion took with him the two field-pieces which we found him placing in battery on the Pedee a short time before.
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The suspicions of Marion were soon confirmed by the arrival of Colonel Richardson, from whom he learned that Tarleton was really at the plantation, the fires of which he saw, in force with his whole legion, and two field-pieces.
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Horry was at length driven back by Watson's regulars, and the field-pieces, which finally dislodged him.
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By bringing forward his field-pieces, and drilling the swamp thickets with grape, he succeeded in expelling Horry, and clearing the way for his column.
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As soon as Watson approached the river, which he did from the west, his field-pieces opened upon the passage which conducted to the ford.
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To bring the field-pieces to bear upon the low grounds which they occupied, was to expose the artillerists, upon the elevated banks which they occupied, to the deliberate and fatal fire of the riflemen.
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The safety of Rawdon and Camden was paramount, and, wheeling his two field-pieces into Catfish Creek, and burning his baggage, as Doyle had done, he sped, with similar precipitation, in the same direction.
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Examples of Field-piece

Example #1
They expatiate with great delight upon the almost human intelligence and sagacity of that noble animal; upon his courage "when he snuffeth the battle afar," and upon the undaunted spirit with which he rushes upon the enemy, and assists his master to work the destruction of his foes.
Example #2
It should be noted that the use of mules was an experiment.
Example #3
The landing was completed and the detachment organized at 3 p. m., having rations, forage, and ammunition complete.
Example #4
Those who despise the army mule for the purposes of field artillery know very little of the capacity of this equine product of Missouri when properly handled.
Example #5
Everybody involuntarily jumped, the sound was so startling, although expected.
Example #6
The range was given by the battery commander-2600 yards; the objective was named, a small, almost indistinguishable redoubt, below the hospital about 300 yards.