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  • n. Plural form of fieldpiece.

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Examples

  • Accordingly a part of the army, consisting of about 2500 or 3000 passed the river on Christmas night, with almost infinite difficulty, with eighteen fieldpieces.

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  • Only eight fieldpieces, in two of Cutshaw's batteries, remained in the Mule Shoe.

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  • Only the two Parrott guns of Poague's battery could reach the Federal fieldpieces at the coaling.

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  • Six fieldpieces, their caissons, and the ambulances were to be the only wheeled vehicles.

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  • Old Jube had not been on the lookout long when up the Culpeper Road on his left came three fieldpieces.

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  • Wrote General Trimble, ". . . each of the two batteries contained four fieldpieces, horses, equipments, and ammunition, complete."

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  • First the two fieldpieces in the van, to command the approach.

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  • Ewell himself, his beak shining with joy, got off his horse and served one of the fieldpieces.

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  • Before the enemy realized that a column was near, the still-smoking fieldpieces were seized.

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  • Colonel Crutchfield advanced twenty-eight guns and had them shotted under cover, and at 1:45 P.M., with a rush, he brought out these fieldpieces onto a dominating ridge and opened on the batteries across the swamp.

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