Within this publication, to the maximum extent possible, the original texts, tables and drawings are reprinted in their original form in order to maintain, restore or replace parts of the infamous Dictator Type Sea Coast Mortar.

An artillery forge accompanied each field battery and others were provided and equipped for general service with the Army. The forge had to be as light and moveable as possible, in order to be able to repair promptly any carriage which might become disabled. The forge was also made of equal mobility with the other field carriages, in order to accompany them.

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