Some articles on foot artillery, foot, artillery:
... Model 1832 foot artillery shortsword has a 6-inch (15 cm) solid brass hilt, a 4-inch (10 cm) crossguard, and a blade usually 19 inches (48 cm) in length ... As a personal side arm, it was intended for use by the regular or foot artillery regiments of the United States Army and remained in service until 1872 for use of foot artillerymen ... As most artillery regiments were trained and equipped as infantry prior to 1861 a single weapon for both types of troops made sense ...
... In 1805 there were 8, later 10, regiments of foot artillery in the Armée plus 2 more in the Imperial guard, but unlike cavalry and infantry regiments, these were administrative organizations ... Divisional artillery Every division had a brigade of 3 or 4 batteries of 8 guns (6 cannons and 2 howitzers) each ... Corps artillery reserve Each Corps would also have its own artillery reserve, of one of more Brigades, armed mostly with the larger, heavier calibre pieces ...
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