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Coast Artillery Journal - Dec 1924

Coast Artillery Journal - Dec 1924

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THE
COASTARTILLERYJOURNAL
(PUBLISHED AS THE JOURNAL UNITED STATES ARTILLERY FROM 1892 TO JUNE, 1922)
Copyrighted Monthly by The COUBtArtillery Journal
TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOR
WHOLE
No. 220
DECEMBER, 1924
VOL.
61No.6
BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT
Eo
CALLAN.
m
(Frontispiece)
A REUNITED ARTILLERY
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B
BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHNSON HAGOOD,
U.
S. Army
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF COAST ARTILLERY, 1924... 481NOTES ON THE DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN. /506
 By
MAJOR SHERMAN MILES,
G. S.
SMOKE AND THE COAST ARTILLERy /522
 By
MAJOR WILLIAM PORTER,
O. W. S.
THE COAST DEFENSES OF SAN FRANCISCO
n
/529
B
LIEUT. COMMANDER SIDNEY BALLOU,
U.
B.
N.
R.
EDITORIAL:
Annual Report of Chief of Coast Artillery /534
Notes
on
the
Dardanelles Campaign
n n __
537
PROFESSIONAL NOTES
n ._.
539COAST ARTILLERY BOARD NOTES . . . . . 562BOOK REVIEWS . . . .. . /570
Published monthly under the supervision of the Commandant, Coast Artillery School,by direction of the Chief of Coast Artillery, for the infonnation of the Coast Artillerypersonnel of the Regular Anny, OrganizedReserveand National Guard.Entered at the Post Officeat Fortress Monroe,Va., as secondclassmatter. Acceptancefor mailingat special rate of postageprovided for In section 1103,Act of October3, 1911,authorized May 8, 1920. All subscriptionspayable in advance.
SUESCRIPTION
RATES
Yearly Domestic . $3.00Canada ~ 3.25CountriesIn the postal union 3.50
Single Numbers:
Dumestic .50Foreigu .60Remittances. articles intended for publication, and communications relating
to
themanagement shouldbe addressed Co_'STARTILLERY
JOLIl.XAL,
Fort Monroe,Virginia.Authors alone are responsiblefor statements in contribnted articles.
 It is earnestly requested that prompt information be given
of 
changes
of 
ailiIress or   failure to reeeire
THE JOCRXAL.
Both old and new ailiIrcssesshotilil be given.
],UJOR
J.
A.
GIlEKN, C.
A.
C.
Mannger and Editor 
CAPTAl:S-D. L. D=x, C.A. C.
If
l!3i8tant Editor 
Printed 
by
HOIDl'rmr I'RINTDfG
A.-."'ID
PUllLISm:!!fG
HoUSE,
Hampton, Va.
 
BRIGADIER G':XERAL ROBt:RT
E.
CALL.\X
Succusar ta JJajur General William R. Smith as Commandant uf theCoast Artillery S~hool and Commanding General 01 the Third Coast  Artillery Distric
 
The
Coast ArtilleryJournal
Vol. 61
No.6
DECEMBER, 1924
Whole No. 220
A Reunited Artillery
 By
BRIGADIER GEKERAL
J
OHXSOX HAGOOD,
U. S. Army
EDITOR'S NOTE:
This article was written in 19:!O,but not submitted for publication.
It
;s nowsubmitted by General Hagood in vietc of the recent discussion of the subject ;n the press.
A
FTER living together happily for more than a hundred yearsthe Coast and Field Artillery were separated by a special Actof Congress dated January 25, 1907, and their respective functionswere definedas follows:
Sec. 3. The Coast Artillery is the Artillery charged with the careand use of the fixed and movable elements of land and coast fortifica-tions, including the submarine mine and torpedo defenses.Sec. 4. The Field Artillery is the Artillery which accompanies anarmy in the field, and includes light artillery, horse artillery, siegeartillery, and mountain artillery.
:Major General Arthur Murray-one time Chief of both Coastand Field Artillery-in a report to the Secretary of \Yar datedDecember 10, 1915, said:
From my personal knowledge, in each instance, I can state thatwithout the able work of Major Johnson Hagood, Coast Artillery Corps,before committees of Congress, and his personal influence with individualmembers of Congress, and the confidence these committees and membersof Congress had
in
his integrity, neither the Artillery Increase Bill o1907, the Army Pay Bill of 1908, nor the Extra Officers Bill of 1911,would have been enacted.
If
the writer is to be given the credit or the blame for havingcaused the separation of the Coast and Field Artillery, it is hoped
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