GDG- Skirmish line

Batrinque at aol.com Batrinque at aol.com
Wed Jan 11 11:05:02 CST 2012



In a message dated 1/11/2012 11:40:37 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
CWMHTours at aol.com writes:

As for a  skirmish line a concentration of bodies in one spot  could mean  
anything.  For example, a skirmish line could move slowly   forward, 
occasionally stopping to file a volley or shoot  individually.   They could 
at a 
certain spot receive a volley of  enemy fire and take  casualties.
 
 
The standard tactics of the day had skirmishes operating in groups of  4.  
As circumstances warranted I suppose these 4 men might spread out more  or 
group together somewhat.  

Bruce  Trinque
Amston, CT


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