coehorn


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coehorn

(ˌkəʊˈhɔːn)
n
(Military) a type of small artillery mortar
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In his journal, North West Company trader Alexander Henry the Younger mentions that in 1808, while in charge of the North West Company post at Pembina, he ordered a carriage built for a Coehorn mortar.
Whereas previously the artillery ordnance in the interior was likely to be smaller and more mobile, like Henry's Coehorn, during the second decade of the 19th century the region of The Forks was to see the arrival of a battery of guns that would be instrumental to the evolution of the province.
Dans sa these soutenue en 1914, Girard de Coehorn (57) se rejouit des dispositions adoptees envers les nomades, car la loi lui parait d'une utilite tres grande: