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Roman latrines, Housteads fortFeatured image : Roman latrines, Housteads fort

The large, deep trenches to the left and right would have been covered with long wooden boxes having holes in, upon which the Roman soldiers would have sat to 'perform their ablutions'. Water would have been running through the trenches to flush t...

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012

Featured battle : Kenesaw Mountain (27 June 1864)

Thinking that Gen. Johnston's Confederates, who were entrenched in strong positions along Kenesaw Mountain on the approaches to Atlanta, would expect another flanking move, Sherman decided to hit them head on. He had underestimated the strength of th...

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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