Artillerists always commanded the chief place of favor.
Nevertheless, these valiant artillerists took no particular account of these little facts, and felt justly proud when the despatches of a battle returned the number of victims at ten-fold the quantity of projectiles expended.
He was alone, if the solitary sentinel who paced the mound be excepted; for the artillerists
had hastened also to profit by the temporary suspension of their arduous duties.
When the spirit suffers so deeply, the body is insensible to pain," returned the more refined, though scarcely so spirited Middleton; "would to Heaven that some of my trusty artillerists
might fall upon this accursed encampment
An early book review says, "We read of nothing but the minutest details of bodily and mental pain: of tragedies like A Horseman in the Sky,' where a skirmisher shoots his father (of the opposite faction), who has bound him to 'do his duty' in the war; like 'Coulter's Notch,' where an artillerist
plays upon his own house, held by the enemy, and slaughters unwittingly his wife and child" ("Novels" 241; see also Partrige 12).
in the 398th's sector adds a shell to a pile of spent casings.
So, for a professional artillerist
, it might be more convenient to fire sparrows with a gun than with a catapult.
Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie, also an artillerist
but in complete contrast to Keitel et al, ferociously fought to preserve the close combat vehicles of Canada's Panzerwaffe.
Despite those fixed reductions, he, along with Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, recognized the need to establish a military school to train and develop engineer and artillerist
competency for the core profession.
He served stateside as an artillerist
in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
As the eight barrels were set just low enough for them to be readily fired using a fin-stock, it must be surmised that a chain fire would probably cause considerable distress to the artillerist
and any associates in the nearby vicinity.
The perfect lion; the life and death of Confederate artillerist